Water level in Bhakra, Pong dams lower than last yr

  • PTI, None, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Oct 14, 2014 21:56 IST

The water levels in Bhakra and Pong dams are currently lower as compared to their levels during the same period last year.

Bhakra dam on Tuesday recorded a water level of 1,670 feet, which is 6.07 feet less than what it was on the same day last year, an official spokesperson of the Punjab irrigation department said.

The water level in Pong dam was recorded at 1,364.13 feet, which is 20.70 feet lower than the level in the corresponding period last year, he said.

He said the inflow of water in Bhakra was 10,356 cusecs against 15,494 cusecss last year and the water release from Bhakra dam is 17,167 cusecs, against 12,185 cusecs last year.

Inflow of water in Pong dam was recorded at 2,959 cusecs against 8,438 cusecs on the same day last year.

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