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IRSA releases 318,000 cusecs water

IRSA releases 318,000 cusecs water

ISLAMABAD: The Indus River System Authority (IRSA) Friday released 318,000 cusecs water from various rim stations with inflow of 261,800 cusecs.  According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus River at Tarbela Dam was 1548.17 feet, which was 168.17 feet higher than its dead level 1380 feet.

Water inflow in the dam was recorded as 157,700 cusecs while outflow 210,000 cusecs. The water level in the Jhelum River at Mangla Dam was 1234.85 feet, which was 184.85 feet higher than its dead level of 1040 feet whereas the inflow and outflow of water was recorded as 18,800 cusecs and 22,700 cusecs respectively.  The release of water at Kalabagh, Taunsa and Sukkur was recorded as 203,000, 178,600 and 183,200 cusecs respectively.  Similarly, from the Kabul River a total of 26,800 cusecs of water was released at Nowshera and 26,900 cusecs released from the Chenab River at Marala.