June 20, 2024


Imagination at work

After Srisailam, Nagarjunasagar heads for full reservoir level

With major inflows from several sources and large discharge of more than five lakh cusecs from Srisailam upstream, the Nagarjunasagar dam is inching near to entire reservoir degree.

Hardly a 7 days back, it was at about 510 toes as against entire reservoir degree of 590 toes, which has a storage potential of 312 TMC. As of five pm on Sunday, the dam degree has shot up to 583.50 toes, and the drinking water storage of 293 TMC or 94 for each cent of a entire reservoir keeping potential. When Srisailam is obtaining five.3 lakh cusecs and releasing about five.one lakh cusecs, Nagrajunasagar receives about four.37 lakh cusecs.

Provided the current flood flow, it is possible to get stuffed up within just a working day forcing dam authorities to release drinking water lifting up gates and creating power from its pump properties.

Augurs well for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

When Srisailam dam has a whole mounted potential of 1670 MW, Nagarjunasagar, an more mature multipurpose job, has an 816 MW potential.

The filling up of the two Srisailam and Nagarjunasagar dams on the Krishna augurs well for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana as early as August one. It aids in irrigation and ingesting drinking water supplies and enables hydel power technology in the two remaining and suitable lender powerhouses at Srisailam and power property at Nagarjunasagar.

The Irrigation authorities have alerted villages alongside the river class with a lot more floodwater possible to come in from upstream Karnataka dams- Narayanpur and Almatti into Jurala and then into Srisailam and Nagarjunasagar.

With at least two a lot more months of monsoons, the two AP and Telangana have causes to be delighted.