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Kalwakurthy second pump wet run successfully completed

Published: 3rd Dec 2020 2:46 pm

Hyderabad: The wet run of the second pump of the Mahatma Gandhi Kalwakurthy Lift Irrigation Scheme (MGKLIS) at Yellur village in Nagarkurnool district was completed successfully on Thursday at 11 am. The first pump was put on wet run on November 21 and the engineers are confident that the remaining pumps will be put to run by the middle of December.

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The pump house which has six pumps was submerged in the rising backwaters of Srisailam reservoir on October 16 after the water gushed into the pump house area from the surge pool.

According to MGKLIS engineers the two pumps, each having a discharge capacity of 800 cusecs are simultaneously working. A total of 1600 cusecs are flowing into Yellur reservoir to meet the requirements drinking water needs under Mission Bhagiratha and irrigation of Yasangi crops.

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