IRSA releases 67,800 cusecs water

March 14, 2019: Indus River System Authority (IRSA) Thursday released 67,800 cusecs water from various rim stations with inflow of 74,400 cusecs.

According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus River at Tarbela Dam was 1,393.85 feet, which was 7.85 feet higher than its dead level of 1,386 feet. Water inflow in the dam was recorded as 19,400 cusecs and outflow as 20,000 cusecs.

The water level in the Jhelum River at Mangla Dam was 1,126.15 feet, which was 86.15 feet higher than its dead level of 1,040 feet whereas the inflow and outflow of water was recorded as 25,200 cusecs and 18,000 cusecs respectively.

The release of water at Kalabagh, Taunsa and Sukkur was recorded as 43,300 cusecs, 33,700 cusecs and 3,200 cusecs respectively.

Similarly, from the Kabul River, 14,400 cusecs of water were released at Nowshera and 4,000 cusecs from the Chenab River at Marala.

The total water storage capacity stood at 0.972 million-acre feet.


Posted on: 2019-03-14T14:54:00+05:00