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1,048 cusecs water released from Jayakwadi dam into Godavari river
Maharashtra

1,048 cusecs water released from Jayakwadi dam into Godavari river

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Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Aug 15: With the Jayakwadi dam filling up to 92 per cent of its total storage capacity, the Water Resources department on Thursday released 1,048 cusecs water into the Godavari river. The water level in the dam at present was 463.458 metres following the inflow of 3,689 cusecs water from dams in upstream districts of Nashik and Ahmednagar, the sources in the department said. Hence, the authorities decided to release 1,048 cusecs water into the river basin, through sluice gates numbers 10 and 27, from this afternoon at 1315 hours. Following which, the department has informed the district administration to warn people living along the banks of river, they added. (UNI)