The Cheruthoni Dam is located in Idukki District, Kerala, India, is a 138m tall concrete gravity dam. This dam turned into constructed as part of the Idukki Hydroelectric Project together with two other dams at Idukki and Kulamavu. The challenge became finished with Canadian resource. The Government of Canada aided the Project with long term loans and presents. S.N.C.Inc., Canada, a firm of Consulting Engineers were advising and assisting Project Engineers underneath the Canadian Aid.
The water impounded with the aid of those three dams of Idukki, Cheruthoni & Kulamavu has fashioned a unmarried reservoir spread over 60 sq. km. on a top of 2300 feet above Mean Sea Level. The Idukki Dam is a double curvature arch dam constructed across Periyar River in a slim gorge between granite hills and is the tallest double curvature arch dam in Asia. Cheruthoni Dam is located 1 km west of Idukki dam. The spill manner of the Idukki Reservoir is in the Cheruthoni dam. Kulamavu Dam changed into constructed to prevent the water break out thru a rivulet called Kilivally, 30 km west to Idukki Arch Dam. It is a 100 metres tall Masonry gravity dam. Explore and experience this place more.