Season’s first floodwater released from Hirakud Dam in Odisha

Sambalpur: Hirakud dam released season’s first floodwater into Mahanadi river today.

The floodwater was discharged from sluice gate No.7 at 10.17 AM from the reservoir following religious rituals conducted by the Hirakud dam authorities on Sunday.

Later, one more sluice gate was opened to release the floodwater from the reservoir.

Currently, the water level at the dam stands at 609.39 ft.

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