Nalgonda: In view of continuing inflows, authorities lifted 12 crest gates of Nagarjuna Sagar Project (NSP) by 10 feet on Saturday to release water downstream. According to the figures obtained from NSP officials, inflows to the project was 3, 40,761 cusecs and outflow was reported as 2,19,277 cusecs.
The water level in the project reached 589.60 feet as against Full Reservoir Level of 590 feet. The present storage of water in the project is 312.04 TMCs as against gross storage capacity of 310.84 TMCs.
8 crest gates of Pulichintala Project lifted
Eight crest gates of Pulichintala Project were also lifted to release water to Prakasham Barrage. The water level in Pulichintala Project touched 174.01 feet as against 175.89 feet. With the lifting of NSP gates, inflow to Pulichintala Project was increased to 1,88.1010 cusecs and outflow is 1,74,480 cusecs.
The present water storage in the project was 44.23 TMCs as against gross storage capacity of 45.77 TMCs.
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