Nagarjuna Sagar

Pulichintala to see heavy inflows

The central water commission advised strict vigil as inflows to Somasila Dam in Nellore district in Pennar basin were increasing due to continuous rainfall in Anantapur and Kadapa districts.

published on : 17th September 2020

130 tmc water allocated to Nagarjuna sagar right canal

In a review meeting with officials concerned here, the minister said the project’s right canal serves an ayacut of 6,24,930 acres in Guntur.

published on : 5th September 2020

Floods fill Srisailam, Nagarjuna Sagar dams to the brim, crest gates opened

According to the Central Water Commission’s bulletin, the inflow would remain steady and caution has been advised as rainfall warning was in place.

published on : 28th August 2020

6.5 lakh acres in two Telangana districts start getting water from Nagarjuna Sagar Project

According to the flood forecast, while Narayanpur would receive 8.24 tmcft water, Jurala would receive 6.56 tmcft and Tungabhadra would receive 4.73 tmcft water by Saturday.

published on : 8th August 2020

5-year-old boy dies as car turns turtle at NSP

A five-year-old boy died after the car in which he was travelling turned turtle near Nagarjuna Sagar Project (NSP) on Tuesday morning. 

published on : 20th May 2020

NSP’s Palair reservoir springs a leak

It may be recalled that the Palair reservoir was constructed in 1929 as a balancing reservoir for the Lal Bahadur Canal, a left bank canal of the Nagarjuna Sagar project.

published on : 21st April 2020

Crocodile on the loose, residents in Andhra Pradesh's Nekarikallu in the grip of fear

Forest officers informed the same to the Panchayati Raj and other departments so that they conducted a massive campaign and cautioned the public not to venture into waters.

published on : 25th February 2020

Post boat tragedy, Buddhist site of Nagarjunakonda in Andhra Pradesh remains shut

The archaeological relics, including stupas, statues and scriptures, were excavated and transferred to higher land after the construction of the dam.

published on : 25th January 2020

1,000 cusecs of water released from Nagarjuna Sagar

 Irrigation authorities released around 1,000 cusecs of water from Nagarjuna Sagar left canal at Pottichelma gate on Friday.

published on : 21st December 2019

Drinking water crisis: All hands to the pumps in Hyderabad

As Hyderabadis struggle without regular drinking water supply, the HMWSSB is forced to draw water from the dead storage levels of Nagarjuna Sagar to meet the city’s needs. 

published on : 27th May 2019