Despite flowing through the district, the Cauvery is of no use to Dharmapuri district
Dharmapuri district is known to be perennially water starved. Residents here have a long standing demand for diversion of excess Cauvery water into their lakes and wells which are mostly dry.
This, they say, will help recharge the groundwater and provide them with drinking water during summers.
Watch the video above for the details of the scheme they want implemented.