The State Cabinet, which met on Friday, discussed the plan of constructing a barrage with 10 TMC capacity at Vaikuntapuram.
People return home to pick up pieces as floods wash away their belongings
With over 4 lakh cusecs reaching Prakasam Barrage, in lower Krishna basin, at 8 pm, the water resources officials were discharging 3.95 lakh cusecs downstream.
Flood flow to major reservoirs in Krishna basin to remain steady
Though it was earlier planned to have the board in and around Vijayawada, a change of location is most likely as the State government is determined to relocate the executive capital to Visakhapatnam.
When asked whether they was ready to relocate if the government provided an alternate housing facility, they said that Krishna Lanka is accessible to all parts of the city.
All these years, the discussion always was about already developed Krishna and Godavari deltas and the project to stabilise them.
Speaking to TNIE, Pralhad Joshi said, the water shared by the Krishna tribunal already to Karnataka and Maharashtra is final.
While AP has furnished data as sought, which the board asked to revise due to certain ‘discrepancies’, the Telangana officials haven’t submitted the data, according to the board.
At Apex Council meet, a combative CM says if AP govt goes ahead with construction of Pothireddypadu, TS will draw 3 tmcft Krishna water per day at Alampur
Thus, the Rayalaseema LIS in AP and Palamuru- Rangareddy LIS in Telangana on Krishna and also Kaleshwaram LIS in TS will be construed as new projects.
According to Thotlavallur police, five persons ventured into the river for fishing and one managed to swim to the shore, while four others were washed away in the strong current of the river.
Jagan to review State’s approach for Tuesday Apex Council meeting; Telanagana CM’s demand for control of Srisailam Reservoir likely to come up for discussion
The inflow trend was falling in other reservoirs in Krishna basin such as Srisailam, Nagarjuna Sagar and Pulichintala.
The Jal Shakti Ministry intimated the new schedule to both the states on Monday.