Water released from Maharashtra reaches rivers in state

Water released from Maharashtra reaches rivers in state

Maharashtra on Tuesday commenced release of water from Kalammawadi dam into rivers Vedganga and Doodhganga and from Koyna dam into river Krishna.

Assistant Commissioner Geeta Koulgi said 340 cusecs of water was released from Kalammawadi dam reached River Doodhganga from Sulkud barrage on Tuesday and water inflow on Wednesday was 525 cusecs. The water crossed Karadga barrage on Wednesday. Water is being released into River Vedganga from Chikali barrage.

Water release from Koyna dam too commenced on Tuesday night and the 3074 cusecs of water that was released could reach the state on Thursday from Rajapur barrage, she said.

Maharashtra has been releasing water from Kalammawadi dam into rivers Vedganga and Doodhganga from November last, which has led to barrages in Jatrat, Sidnal, Karadga, Sadalga, Borgaon, Ghosarwad, Malikwad, Examba, and Dattwad in Maharashtra getting filled, say Water Resources department sources.

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