Built across the Ken River, Bariyarpur Weir is a major reservoir located at
. The purpose of the reservoir is to irrigate the agricultural area of Banda through Ken Canal system. Constructed in 1905 by the government of
, it also provides irrigation to
(Uttar Pradesh) and
) through main canal. Originates from the right bank of Bariyarpur weir, Ken Canal System irrigates areas in
and Banda. It has a capacity of about 2500 cusecs. Visitors can see numerous streams here including the famous
Civil Airport Khajuraho
Satna Railway Station
are the nearest access points.
Updated on 26th June, 2005
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