Tag: Hirakud Dam

Water, Power Crisis Loom Large As Hirakud Water Level Declines Due To Mahanadi Row: Odisha BJP
Water, Power Crisis Loom Large As Hirakud Water Level Declines Due To Mahanadi Row: Odisha BJP

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday expressed grave concerns that State may face severe water scarcity, problems in irrigation and disruption in electricity supply in the coming days as the water level of Hirakud dam has reduced remarkably even if it’s just a month into the non-monsoon season. Speaking to […]

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Migratory Bird Census Begins At Hirakud Dam Reservoir

Sambalpur: The annual enumeration of migratory birds at Hirakud Dam Reservoir began on Thursday morning. The head counting of the avian species began at 6 AM and will continue till 1 PM today, said a forest official. As many as 21 teams comprising forest staff of Sambalpur, Hirakud and Jharsuguda divisions have been engaged in […]

‘Flood Water Not Getting Discharged Into Sea Due To Full Moon High Tide’
‘Flood Water Not Getting Discharged Into Sea Due To Full Moon High Tide’

Bhubaneswar: The flood situation in Odisha continues to remain grim with water level in major rivers in spate across the State yet to recede considerably in the wake of high tidal condition due to full moon, Chief Engineer of State Water Resources department Jyotirmaya Rath said Tuesday. “The full moon system is restricting the flood […]

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Odisha Flood Update: 4 More Gates Of Hirakud Dam Closed As Inflow Of Water Decreases

Sambalpur: With gradual decrease in the inflow of water into Mahanadi River from the upper catchment areas of Chhattisgarh, the Hirakud dam authorities have closed four more sluice gates of the reservoir. At present, the inflow of floodwater in Hirakud is 4,94,094 lakh cusecs per second while the outflow is 6,65,624 lakh cusecs per second. […]

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Flood Fury Hits 14 Lakh People In Odisha, CM Naveen To Make Aerial Survey Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Flood has affected at least 14 lakh people across 20 districts of the State, the State Special Relief Commissioner Pradeep Jena informed on Sunday. A total of 3256 villages under 896 Gram Panchayats in 112 blocks have been hit due to massive flood resulting in the wake of incessant rainfall due to back to […]

Flood Situation Remains Grim In Odisha
Flood Situation Remains Grim In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The flood situation in Odisha continued to remain grim with major rivers across the State swelling on Sunday. The flood in Mahanadi River system has inundated several parts of the State while excess flood water continues to be released through 46 sluice gates of Hirakum Dam. According to sources, low-lying areas like Kainmundi, Sukhuakhela […]

Flood Thereat In Mahanadi Looms As Hirakud Opens 42 Gates
Odisha: Flood Threat Looms Large As Hirakud Dam Opens 46 Sluice Gates

Cuttack: While incessant rain in the upper catchment areas has forced Hirakud dam authorities to open 46 sluice gates, flood threat in Mahanadi River system looms large now leaving nearby residents worried. This morning, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena stated that the inflow into Hirakud reservoir has increased by more than 1 lakh cusec […]

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Mundali Barrage Receives Season’s First Floodwater; Water Level Below Danger Mark

Cuttack: The season’s first floodwater released by Hirakud dam reached Mundali barrage in Cuttack on Sunday. As per official reports, the water flow at Mundali stood at 1.72 lakh cusecs per second by 6 am. The district administration, however, said that there is no need to panic as the barrage has the capacity to handle […]

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Hirakud Dam Releases Season's First Floodwater

Sambalpur: The Hirakud dam released this season’s first flood water into Mahanadi River on Thursday after water level of the reservoir went up due to good rainfall in the catchment of the dam. The first floodwater of the season is usually released from Hirakud dam in the month of August. However, as the upper catchment […]

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Hirakud Dam To Release Season's First Floodwaters Tomorrow

Sambalpur: Hirakud Dam authorities are all set to open the sluice gates of the reservoir to release the season’s first floodwaters tomorrow (June 25). The decision to release the floodwaters was taken after the water level of the reservoir continued to increase following incessant rain in the upper catchment areas. The floodwaters will be discharged […]