AP Govt Authority Lifts 3 Gates Amid Srisailam Reservoir Water Overflow

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Due to heavy to very heavy rainfall in Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh, the State Government decided to lift three crust gates by ten feet, releasing 83,811 cusecs of water from Srisailam Reservior.

On the 11th of October, the concerned department of the Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) issued orders amid flood flow in the Srisailam Reservior.  Notably, by Monday evening, the 10th of October, 1,07,853 cusecs of flood water were coming from Jurmala and Sunkesula, causing a flood like situation in the region.  

Getting into the details, of the 83,811 cusecs of released water, 66,199 cusecs were released to Sagar after power generation at right and left bank stations, 2,750 cusecs were released from the backwater through the Pothireddypadu head regulator and 338 cusecs into the Handri-Neeva Sujala stream.   With this arrangement, currently, the reservoir has water storage of 213.8824 TMC at a level of 884.70 feet.  From Srisailam, 1,46,318 cusecs of flood water flows into the Nagarjuna Sagar reservoir leading to a raise of 12 gates by five feet to leave 96,696 cusec of water including 32,967 cusecs used Power generation a total of 1,29,663 cusecs of water is being released downstream.

In addition, a total of 16,665 cusecs are being released to right and left canals, flood canals and Srisailam Left Bank Canals (SLBCs.) 

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