3 Sluice Gates Of Hirakud Dam Opened

Sambalpur: Keeping the amount of water flow and safety of the Hirakud dam in view, three more sluice gates opened today to release excess floodwater fron the reservoir.
Currently, the water-level of the reservoir is at 622.8 ft against the storage capacity of 630 ft. The average inflow of water at the reservoir was recorded at 1.60 lakh cusec.
The dam authorities had closed all gates of the reservoir on August 23.