Thirumoorthi Damis located at a distance of some kilometers from Coimbatore city and it is surrounded by Thirumoorthy hills which present a superb panoramic look. Thirumoorthi dam supplies water to a major part of Coimbatore city. Water of this dam is used for irrigating a large farm land. Last but not the least this dam helps generating hydroelectricity. Besides serving these essential purposes, this dam is an excellent tourist spot as well. Thirumoorthi Dam has a wonderful structure and the beauty of this dam attracts a large number of people, making it a well known tourist spot. Visitors coming to Coimbatore visit this dam for enjoying the beauty of this place. Thus we can infer that this dam promotes tourism, thus helping in generating revenue and also facilitates the life of local people in a number of ways. These points prove that this dam is of great importance for the entire Coimbatore district.