Central Water Commission

10 gates of Hirakud opened

The reservoir level is also within safe limit. Considering the current situation, there might not be any need for opening more gates. 

published on : 27th July 2021

Heavy rains to lash Telangana for next two days

All districts are on high alert as IMD warns of ‘extreme heavy rainfall’ in isolated places of Adilabad, Asifabad, Mancherial and Jagtial districts.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Krishna River Management Board directs Andhra to not take up Rayalaseema Lift Irrigation Project

The direction came after Telangana lodged a complaint asking the board to do the same.

published on : 25th June 2021

Water levels drop in major dams, likely to hit power generation for Delhi

While Bhakra reservoir currently holds just 8 per cent of its capacity, reservoirs of Pong and Thein have only 14 per cent and 34 per cent of their respective capacities filled.

published on : 30th May 2021

States asked to stick to rule curve of reservoir

Further, the organisation has also asked the states to stick to reservoir rule curve while maintaining the storage.

published on : 26th May 2021

Polavaram price escalation due to ‘revised scope’

Officials say works worth Rs 799 crore were added to scope due to changes in designs

published on : 28th April 2021

CWC conducting simulation studies on new glacial lake; examining possibility of controlled blast

Central Water Commission is examining possibilities of what can be done if the water to rises to a 'critical' level.

published on : 13th February 2021

Dhauli Ganga river's water level at Joshimath breached all records after glacial burst: CWC official

The intensity of the river's flow in a short span of time was such that it engulfed whatever came in its way.

published on : 7th February 2021

China's attempt to set up dam on Brahmaputra will be encroachment on our rights: India

The issue was discussed during a review meeting of the Central Water Commission by Rattan Lal Kataria, Minister of State in the Jal Shakti Ministry.

published on : 20th January 2021

Mekedatu: Tamil Nadu Assembly condemns Karnataka, CWC; CM accuses Centre of partiality

A resolution to this effect moved by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami was unanimously adopted by the House. 

published on : 6th December 2018

Unprecedented rains, not dams caused Kerala floods: Central Water Commission

The sources said that the report is based on analysis of dam-related data generated during the period of heavy rainfall.

published on : 6th September 2018