Central Water Commission officials to lift Babli gates on Wednesday

The gates are kept open till October 28 to allow free flow of inflows of river Godavari into Sri Ram Sagar Project

By Author  |  Published: 30th Jun 2020  9:35 pm
Babli gates
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Nizamabad: The Central Water Commission (CWC) officials will lift the Babli project gates on Wednesday in compliance with the Supreme Court directions that the gates should be lifted on July 1 every year. The gates are kept open till October 28 to allow free flow of inflows of river Godavari into Sri Ram Sagar Project.

The gates will be lifted in the presence of SRSP, Maharashtra and AP irrigation officials. SRSP EE Rama Rao said people should be vigilant along the Godavari river banks and urged them not to take their their cattle for grazing on the banks. He also advised fishermen to avoid fishing while water was released from Babli.


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