25.09.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH

  • Andhra Pradesh releases Krishna water from Kandaleru reservoir

 

  • With the Poondi reservoir, a main drinking water source for Chennai city, being parched, Andhra Pradesh government has shown mercy towards the Tamil Nadu, as AP irrigation officials finally released Krishna water from Kandaleru reservoir under Telugu-Ganga project. This comes at a time when the city is about to stare at drinking water scarcity.

 

  • According to Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (CMWSSB), the Srisailam reservoir in AP had received good inflow, as southwest monsoon was giving copious rains and water in the dam was brimming to its capacity.

 

  • As the level in Kandaleru reservoir continued to rise, the Andhra Pradesh government decided to release water from the reservoir into Krishna canal to augment the drinking water needs of Chennai city.

 

 

 

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