SRI­SAILAM GATES OPENED

Deccan Chronicle - - POLITICS -

On the back of con­tin­u­ing in­flows, two gates of the Sri­sailam dam were lifted on Thursday morn­ing to re­lease 55,966 cusecs of wa­ter to Na­gar­ju­nasagar. AP min­is­ter Devi­neni Uma Ma­h­eswara Rao lifted the two gates up to 10 ft. The dam was re­ceiv­ing 1,30,238 cusecs of wa­ter from both the Kr­ishna and Tungabadhra rivers. Wa­ter at the dam stood at 884.80 ft against the full reser­voir level of 885 ft. Speak­ing to me­di­a­per­sons, Mr Rao said wa­ter was be­ing re­leased as per the guide­lines of the Cen­tral Wa­ter Com­mis­sion (CWC).

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