State Disputes, Krishna Water Dispute, KWDT-II Constituted in 2004

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Krishna Water Dispute

  • Parties: AP, Karnataka and Maharashtra

  • Since last 43 years (in 2011)

  • Krishna Water Dispute Tribunal (II) verdict on December 30, 2010

    • AP will receive the biggest share of the water available (1001 TMC), followed by Karnataka (911) and then Maharashtra (666)

    • The award shall be valid till May 31, 2050

    • It also permitted Karnataka to raise the storage level in the Almatti dam to 524.256 m from 519.5 m

    • The three states will also contribute for Chennai city drinking water supply

    • The tribunal has asked the Centre to set up a ‘Krishna Water Decision Implementation Board’ with representation from all the three states to monitor the implementation of the award.

Krishna Water Dispute Tribunal II

  • KWDT-II constituted in 2004

  • Justice Brijesh Kumar