Hirakud dam’s water level stands at 630 ft

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Sambalpur: The water level in Hirakud dam reportedly stood at 630 feet against the optimal storage capacity of 630 feet by 6 am today.

According to sources, the water inflow and outflow of the dam remained 1,36,564 Cusecs.

As many as seven gates of Hirakud dam remained opened today in order to maintain the water level at the reservoir.

Taking note of heavy inflow of water into the Hirakud reservoir due to incessant downpour in the upper catchment of Mahanadi river, the dam authorities have kept the gates open.

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