HMWS&SB initiates measures to install 10 emergency pumps as Nagarjuna Sagar touches dead storage levels.
As per the water release order issued by member-secretary Harikesh Meena, the fresh release of water would be to meet drinking water requirement in both the sibling States.
Rao took the decision following a request by Sandra Venkata Veeraiah, the TDP MLA from Sattupalli release from CMs office said.
He added the officials had made all necessary arrangements for the tour.
The APTDC launch, ML Naga Siri, will cover a distance of 110km, between Nagarjuna Sagar and Srisailam dam, through the Nallamalla Forest range.
A constable is feared washed away while trying to rescue a colleague from drowning in Nagarjuna Sagar right canal at Karampudi on Sunday.
For the first time after four years, the crest gates of Nagarjuna Sagar dam will be lifted on Monday.
Telangana State Tourism Development Corporation Limited has decided to introduce ‘Hyderabad-Nagarjuna Sagar-Srisailam-Hyderabad Road-cum-River’ package tour with effect from September 8.
The project superintending engineer J Madhusudhan said since the inflows into the project were more than 1.55 lakh cusecs, the reservoir level is likely to touch 585 feet.
With heavy inflows into NSP continuing, officials released 33,000 cusecs of water through powerhouses of NSP to downstream.