Live storage and water levels in reservoirs in Andhra Pradesh [30 Sep 2020]

Last Modified: Sun Oct 04 2020 05:51:53 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 213.35 TMC
    Srisailam Dam. At 98% of its live capacity of 215.81 TMC compared to 215.66 TMC at the same time last year. Water levels at 884 ft as against FRL of 885 ft.
  • 310.25 TMC
    Nagarjuna Sagar Dam. At 99% of its live capacity of 312.05 TMC compared to 310.17 TMC same day last year. Water levels at 589 ft as against FRL of 590 ft. The dam, built across the Krishna river, is situated on the border of Nalgonda district in Telangana and Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh. The dam provides irrigation water to the Nalgonda, Suryapet, Krishna, Khammam, West Godavari, Guntur and Prakasam districts along with hydro electricity generation. Releases from #Jurala, #Srisailam, #Nagarjunasagar and #Pulichintala Dams are likely for another 2-3 days. Further, river Tungabhadra is likely to rise in the Districts of #Bellary, #Koppal, #Raichur in #Karnataka and #Kurnool District of #AndhraPradesh.
  • 45.15 TMC
    Dr. KLRS Pulichintala Dam. At 98% of its live capacity of 45.77 TMC compared to 44.18 TMC on this day last year. Levels have been rising due to release of floodwaters from Srisailam and Nagarjuna Sagar. The project is a multipurpose project serving irrigation needs, a 120 MW hydro power generation and flood control. It is a crucial irrigation facility for farmers in 4 coastal districts of West Godavari, Krishna, Guntur and Prakasam covering 13 lakh acres.
  • 22.37 TMC
    Yeleru Dam. At 92% of its live capacity of 24.10 TMC. Was at 23.42 TMC on this day last year. The reservoir is the source of water for the city of Visakhapatnam.
  • 73.06 TMC
    Somasila Dam. At 93% of its live capacity of 78 TMC compared to 69.94 TMC on this day last year. It has been receiving inflows from Pothireddypadu head regulator as well as 19,597 cusecs of water from the Krishna. Authorities are letting out water to the Kandaleru reservoir. A major water body in the Nellore district, water from the reservoir is used to irrigate 9.25 lakh acres of land. It is the main source of drinking water for Kavali municipality of nearly 1.2 lakh population.
  • 47.48 TMC
    Kandaleru Dam. At 69% of its live capacity of 68.03 TMC. Was at 13.76 TMC on this day last year. Water from the reservoir is used to irrigate 2.5 lakh acres of land. The reservoir is receiving water released from the Somasila reservoir.
  • 14.18 TMC
    Velogodu Balancing Reservoir. At 83% of its live capacity of 16.95 TMC, Was at 16.06 TMC on this day last year.
  • 6.76 TMC
    Chitravathi Balancing Reservoir. At 67% of its live capacity of 10.0 TMC. Was at 2.55 TMC on this day last year.
  • 123.08 tmc
    Almatti Dam. At 100% of its live capacity of 123.08 tmc. Was at 123.23 tmc on the same day last year. Water levels at 519 m as against FRL of 519 m. The Central Water Commission has forecast increase in inflows into both Alamatti and Narayanpur dams, which are already full, leading to likely heavy inflows downstream into Jurala, Srisailam and then Nagarjunasagar. On 09 Aug alone, there was an inflow of 185,001 cusecs!! And in order to regulate levels, 181,922 cusecs was released.
  • 117.24 TMC
    Ujjaini Dam. At 100% of its live capacity of 117.24 TMC. Was at ? TMC on this day last year.
  • 100.86 tmc
    Tungabhadra Dam. At 100% of its gross capacity of 100.86 tmc. Was at 100.86 tmc on the same day last year. Water level at 497 m as against FRL of 497 m. 16% increase in storage in just one day - 09 Aug. Tungabhadra reservoir is an inter-state project catering to the drinking water and irrigation needs of six districts — Bellary, Koppal and Raichur in Karnataka and Anantapur, Kadapa and Kurnool districts in Andhra Pradesh. (Click / Tap to know more on the importance of this dam to the rice bowls of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh).
  • 31.05 tmc
    Narayanapura Reservoir. At 93% of its gross capacity of 33.31 tmc. Was at 30.70 tmc on the same day last year.
  • 101.12 TMC
    Jaikwadi Dam. At 98% of its live capacity of 102.73 TMC. Was at ? TMC on this day last year.
  • 88.17 TMC
    Sriram Sagar Dam (aka Pochampadu Dam). At 98% of its live capacity of 90.31 TMC. Was at ? TMC on this day last year. Built across the Godavari river in Telangana it serves irrigational needs in Karimnagar, Warangal, Adilabad and Nizamabad districts. It also provides drinking water to Warangal city. There is a hydroelectric plant working at the dam site, with 4 turbines each with 9 MW capacity generating 36 MW.
  • 8.73 TMC
    Jurala Dam. At 90% of its live capacity of 9.66 TMC. Was at ? TMC on this day last year.