Photo Credit : Raj
Mattupetty Dam, near Munnar in Idukki District of Kerala State, is storage Concrete Gravity dam built in the mountains to conserve water for hydroelectricity.
It has been a central source of power, yielding huge revenue to the states. The large amount of water available perennially thrive the wild animals and birds. However salinity caused by irrigation and water-logging are main concerns to conservationists.
Mattupetty reservoir also known as one of the visiting grounds of elephants in the region.