Mullaperiyar dam structurally, seismically safe; no limits specified for life of a dam: Tamil Nadu to Supreme Court

The decommissioning of the dam as demanded by State of Kerala is wholly impermissible in view of Supreme Court's 2006 judgment which held the dam to be safe, the Tamil Nadu government submitted.
Mullaperiyar dam and Supreme Court
Mullaperiyar dam and Supreme Court

The Mullaperiyar dam situated in Kerala's Periyar river and which supplies water to five districts of Tamil Nadu, is structurally, hydrologically and seismically safe, the State of Tamil Nadu has informed the Supreme Court (Dr. Joe Joseph v. State of Tamil Nadu).

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