Hirakud Dam

Two Sluice Gates Of Hirakud Dam Opened

Sambalpur: Keeping the amount of water flow and safety in view, two sluice gates of Hirakud dam in Odisha’s Sambalpur district were opened, on Thursday. Water level at the dam was at 630 ft (steady) against the full reservoir level of 630 ft at 6 am, official sources said. The dam authorities had yesterday opened […]


All Hirakud Dam Gates Closed

Bhubaneswar: The Hirakud Dam authorities closed all the gates to maintain the required water level at the reservoir. Currently, the water level at the reservoir stands at 629.95 feet against a total storage capacity of 630 feet.


Three More Hirakud Dam Gates Opened

Sambalpur: In view of the increasing inflow of water into the Hirakud Dam reservoir following incessant rains in the upper catchment areas of Mahanadi river, the dam authorities opened three more gates to release the excess floodwater on Friday morning. Currently, floodwater is being discharged through total eight gates. The average inflow was 2,16,238 cusec […]


Three More Gates Of Hirakud Dam Closed

Sambalpur: The authorities have closed three more gates on Thursday. With closure of two gates, the floodwater is being released from the dam through four sluice gates. The water level of the dam stood at 623.04 ft as against its total storage capacity of 630 ft by 6 AM today. While 1,33,647 cusec floodwater was […]


4 More Sluice Gates Of Hirakud Dam Opened

Sambalpur: Keeping the amount of water flow and safety of the Hirakud dam in view, four more sluice gates opened today to release excess floodwater fron the reservoir. With this, floodwater is currently being released through 10 sluice gates of the reservoir, an official said. By 9 AM today, the water level of the dam […]


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 […]


Two More Gates Of Hirakud Dam Closed

Sambalpur: The authorities have closed two more gates today. With closure of two gates, the floodwater is being released from the dam through two sluice gates. Currently, the water level at the reservoir stands at 619.29 ft by 7.00 am on August 21 against the total storage capacity of 630 ft. The average inflow of […]


Seven Gates Of Hirakud Dam Opened Today

Sambalpur: With increasing water level at Hirakud reservoir following incessant rain, authorities decided to open seven more gates. The water level in Hirakud dam continues to rise following heavy rainfall in upper catchment areas of Mahanadi River. In order to keep reservoir level maintained at 619-620 ft level we are going to open 7 more […]


Five More Gates Of Hirakud Dam Closed

Sambalpur: A day after closing 10 gates of Hirakud dam, the authorities have closed five more gates today. Five are still open but they too will be closed at any moment. As many areas in Puri and Kendrapara are water-logged, people have been shifted to relief camps and are being provided cooked food. 40 people […]


Hirakud Dam Releases Flood Water

Sambalpur: With increasing water level at Hirakud reservoir following incessant rain, the authorities released season’s first flood water from the dam today. The flood water was released at 11.24 am through number 7 sluice gate following rituals. Now, the water level at the reservoir stands at 618.21 ft against total storage capacity of 630 ft. […]