Singur received heaviest inflows of rainy year: Official

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Irrigation officials at Singur, who have closed down the crest gates on Thursday morning, had again lifted them on Friday morning
Irrigation officials at Singur, who have closed down the crest gates on Thursday morning, had again lifted them on Friday morning

Sangareddy: Irrigation officials at Singur, who have closed down the crest gates on Thursday morning, had again lifted them on Friday morning as the inflows swelled to the project. They have lifted two crest gates to release 16,000 cusecs in the morning. As the inflows further swelled by afternoon to 24,000 cusecs, DyEE, A Balaganesh has said that they lifted one more crest gate to take the total release of water to 24,000 cusecs downstream Manjira dam.

Irrigation officials at Manjira Dam have also lifted  two crest gates to release 27,000 cusecs of water to Nizamsagar project. Singur multipurpose project has recorded highest inflows of this year on Friday. The DyEE ha said that they never got more than 20,000 cusecs of inflows during this rainy year.