Sambalpur: The water level in Hirakud dam reportedly stood at 636.19 feet against the optimal storage capacity of 630 feet by 6 am today.
According to sources, the water inflow into the dam is 2,53,570 cusecs while water outflow from the reservoir is 1,01,098 cusec.
As many as five gates of Hirakud dam remained opened today in order to maintain the water level at the reservoir.
Reportedly, 2,86,500 cusecs of water are being discharged at Khairmal. Similarly, 4,54,000 and 6,08560 cusecs are being discharged at Barmul and Munduli respectively.