Sholayar Reservoir, Valparai

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Sholayar Reservoir, Valparai

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Upper Solaiyar or Upper Sholayar Dam (சோழையார் Shozhaiyaar) is situated 20 km (12 mi) from Valparai, a hill station in the Anaimalai Hills of the Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu India. A part of the hydroelectric project of Tamil Nadu, special permission is required to visit the dam. Valparai is located 64 km (40 mi) from Pollachi and 55 km (34 mi) from Chalakudy, Kerala. The nearest railway station is Chalakkudy. The Solaiyar dam is a vital reservoir under the Parambikulam Aliyar Project and has a water storage capacity of 160 ft (49 m). The reservoir's overflowing waters are let into the Parambikulam Reservoir through the saddle dam.It is constructed by a team who was working under K Palanisamy, the most popular engineer in that area.


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Check out detailed information of Sholayar Reservoir which resides in the Valparai. Sholayar Reservoir is not the prime point of interest of Valparai. Although, you can pay a quick visit to it if you are around.

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