Hyderabad: Telangana requested the Krishna River Management Board (KRMB) to stop Andhra Pradesh from releasing Krishna water through Pothireddypadu (PRP) Head Regulator and Handri...
AP diverting water from Srisailam reservoir through three unauthorised projects
C Muralidhar, Engineer-in-Chief (General), I and CAD requested the Board to follow water sharing arrangement of Krishna water in 50:50 ratio from this water year and also restrain Andhra Pradesh from diverting Krishna water to outside the basin before meeting in-basin needs fully.
It is aimed at augmenting the existing and ongoing projects in Krishna basin
Special Chief Secretary to TS govt (Irrigation and CAD Department) Dr Rajat Kumar, in a letter to KRMB chairman, said works at Rayalaseema Pumping System and Pothireddypadu were progressing in violation of NGT order
The project was envisaged to create irrigation potential in upland areas of Nagarkurnool, Mahabubnagar, Vikarabad, Narayanapet, Rangareddy and Nalgonda districts
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.
As per the flood forecast issued by the Central water Commission (CWC) on Monday, river Godavari is at 55.82 meters in Dummugudem and is expected to rise further.
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