Pothireddypadu or Velugodu Reservoir is a balancing reservoir and  
located across the Kundhu tributary of Penna riverat Veligodu village in  
Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh . This reservoir is part of Telugu  
Ganga project and mainly fed by gravity canal from back waters of  
Srisailam Dam through Pothireddypadu head / flow regulator located  
across the feeder canal. Velugodu Reservoir has gross storage capacity  
of 17 Tmcft at 265 m MSL full reservoir level.
This feeder canal also supplies water to Chennai city drinking water,  
Srisailam Right Bank Canal, K. C. Canal and Galeru Nagari Canal in  
addition to divert the Krishna river flood water to Penna river for storage  
in Somasila and Kandalerureservoirs situated in Nellore district. The flow  
capacity of the canal is 40,000 cusecs