Bhakra dam level crosses..

Permissible limit Crosses

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Bhakra dam level crosses permissible limit, additional water free

Water level within the Bhakra reservoir was one,681 feet at ten am on Monday against the permissible storage level of one,680 feet, a politician same.

Water level at the dam, that typically gets stuffed to the capability by Gregorian calendar month, crossed the permissible limits in August for the primary time.(File photo)The water level within the Bhakra dam crossed its permissible limit of one,680 feet on Monday, prompting the authorities to extend the discharge of excess water through spill gates to forty one,000 cusecs, officers same.

Water level within the Bhakra reservoir was one,681 feet at ten am on Monday against the permissible storage level of one,680 feet, a politician same.

The decision to boost the discharge of water through spillways was taken so as to bring down the water level within the reservoir to one,680 feet within the next three-four days, a politician of the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) same.

There remains water influx of over one 100000 cusecs within the reservoir. Considering this level of one,681 feet and significant inflows coming back into the reservoir, it's been determined to extend the discharge through the spill of the Bhakra dam from nineteen,one thousand to forty one thousand cusecs, the official same. This unleash from spill are regarding fourteen p.c of the full capability of the spillway.

The dam management authorities conjointly sought-after to bring down the water level within the Bhakra dam by regulation water in the wake of another spell of rain forecast on next Sunday and Monday.

The water level at the dam, that typically gets stuffed to the capability by Gregorian calendar month, crossed the permissible limits within the month of August for the primary time.

According to a Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB)official, the water influx into the reservoir peaked at three.11 100000 cusecs on Sunday because of incessant rains within the past two-three days and it's virtually close to the amount of three.18 100000 cusecs that was witnessed throughout 1988 floods in geographical region.

An official same the influx had happened despite the diversion of eight,500 cusecs of water of the Beas stream through Beas-Satluj link project into the Sutlej river.

With many folks in geographical region blaming the flooding of the downstream areas thanks to the discharge of excess water from Bhakra, the dam authorities dominated out the allegation.

In all the rivulets of geographical region having geographic region downstream of the Bhakra dam, there was deuterium oxide influx of around a pair of,00,000 cusecs, a politician same. It was because of significant rain in geographical region areas and undue to any unleash (19,000 cusecs) of water from the Bhakra dam.

All necessary steps are being taken for the protection of the dam similarly as for the discharge of minimum attainable water through the spill, downstream of the dam, a politician same.

Punjab, Haryana, and Rajasthan are the partnering states that meet their demand for various functions, as well as irrigation, from Bhakra and malodour dams.

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