Hirakud Dam

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. […]


Hirakud Dam To Release Flood Water Tomorrow

Sambalpur: With increasing water level at Hirakud reservoir following incessant rain, authorities decided to release season’s first flood water tomorrow. The water level in Hirakud dam continues to rise following heavy rainfall in upper catchment areas of Mahanadi River. Now, the water level of the reservoir stands at 616.87 ft against water storage capacity of […]


Water Level At Hirakud Dam Continues To Rise

Sambalpur: The water level at Hirakud dam continued to rise due to heavy rainfall in upper catchment area of Mahanadi River. The water level reached 615.52 ft by 9.00 am on Monday.Reportedly, 90,364 cusec water is entering into the reservoir against outflow of 15,132 cusec water. The authorities have decided to release first flood water […]


Hirakud Dam To Release Flood Water On August 14

Sambalpur: With increasing water level at Hirakud reservoir following incessant rain, authorities decided to release season’s first flood water from it on August 14. Hirakud Dam Chief Engineer Sunil Nayak informed that the flood water of the year will be released from the dam at 11.00 am on August 14. The water level in Hirakud […]