Live storage and water levels in dams in Marathwada region of Maharashtra - By district [30 Sep 2021]

Last Modified: Sun Oct 03 2021 20:18:04 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 2,138,440 million litres
    पैठण / Jayakwadi Dam - Paithan, Aurangabad. At 98.55% of its full capacity of 2,170,000 million litres, compared to 100.00% at the same time last year. The dam is the primary source of water supply for the region’s major industries in Aurangabad and Jalna, as well as to nearly 2.5 lakh hectares of farmland.
  • 306,900 million litres
    माजलगाव / Majalgaon Dam - Beed. At 98.57% of its full capacity of 311,340 million litres, compared to 99.00% at the same time last year. The dam supplies drinking water to Beed and Majalgaon among other nearby areas. If the live storage goes above 30%, water is used to 93,885 hectares of land in Majalgaon and Parli talukas in Beed district, Gangakhed and Sonpeth in Parbhnai district and few areas in Nanded district. Tertiary purpose is to supply water to the thermal power station at Parli. First overflow of the season at 3 am on 06 Sep. 10 gates were opened on the morning of 06 Sep after heavy rains took the water stock to 100% from 69% a day earlier, according to Sectional Engineer GN Sinare. 28 Sep: The local administration opened 11 gates of the dam early Tuesday morning, resulting in the discharge of 80,534 cusec.
  • 176,960 million litres
    मांजरा / Manjara Dam - Beed. At 100.00% of its full capacity of 176,960 million litres, compared to 51.00% at the same time last year. The dam provides multipurpose benefits of irrigation, drinking water supply, flood control and hydropower generation. The reservoir is a source of water for Amravati city, and Morshi and Warud Talukas. Data as on 18 Sep. 28 Sep: The local administration opened all 18 gates of the dam early Tuesday morning, resulting in the discharge of 78,397 cusec. The water release caused flooding in Beed and adjoining Latur districts.
  • 80,960 million litres
    Siddeshwar Dam - Hingoli. At 99.95% of its full capacity of 81,000 million litres, compared to 90.00% at the same time last year. ~8% increase in storage in just 1 day - 12 Jul. 8 gates of the dam were lifted to a height of one metre for water discharge on 07 Sep after the storage capacity reached 99.39%. The area has been seeing heavy rains for the past few days and people in villages in the vicinity of the dam and along the banks of the river have been alerted about water discharge, he added.
  • 809,770 million litres
    येलदरी / Yeldari Dam - Hingoli. At 99.97% of its full capacity of 810,000 million litres, compared to 100.00% at the same time last year. बुलढाणा जिल्ह्यातील खडकपूर्णा धरणातून पाण्याचा विसर्ग वाढल्याने जिंतूर तालुक्यातील येलदरी धरण १०० टक्के भरले असून, या धरणाच्या १० पैकी ४ दरवाजे उघडण्यात आले असून, ११ हजार १४० क्यूसेक पाणी पूर्णा नदी पात्रात सोडले जात आहे.
  • 138,210 million litres
    Lower Manar Dam - Nanded. At 50.08% of its full capacity of 276,000 million litres, compared to 82.00% at the same time last year. ~5% increase in storage in just 1 day - 12 Jul and 23 Jul.
  • 91,220 million litres
    Lower Terna Dam - Osmanabad. At 100.00% of its full capacity of 91,220 million litres, compared to 1.77% at the same time last year. ~5% increase in storage in just 1 day - 12 Jul and 23 Jul.
  • 76,180 million litres
    Sina Kolegaon Dam - Osmanabad. At 100.24% of its full capacity of 76,000 million litres, compared to 38.00% at the same time last year.
  • 242,200 million litres
    Lower Dudhana Dam - Parbhani. At 100.08% of its full capacity of 242,000 million litres, compared to 94.00% at the same time last year. ~17% increase in storage in just 2 days - 15 - 16 Jul.