The river caveri is flowing at full blow. The dam has filled up and the water has been let out. The increasing accumulation of the silt in the dam has decreased its capacity. The sand brought to the dam by the river is trapped by the dam and fills up the dam.
The dam is known as KRS dam.Krishna Raja Sagar dam was built by Vishwevshvarai when he was the dewan of mysore. The dam has stood the rigors of time till now.