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Krishna water From Andhra Pradesh to Chennai

With Kandaleru reservoir receiving a steady inflow, Krishna water was released for Chennai’s water needs on Wednesday morning.

Telugu Ganga Project (TGP) Chief Engineer R.Muralinath Reddy formally released water from the Kandeluru reservoir around 10.30 am, where the storage went up to 12.28 tmcft on Tuesday. Officials from Tamil Nadu Water Resources Department (WRD) and Chennai Metrowater were also present.

“Initially, 500 cusecs will be released.” The discharge will be scaled up to 2,000 cusecs gradually after assessing the canal carrying capacity and for any breaches en route,” explained TGP Superintending Engineer K. Harinarayana Reddy.

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