Angul, Aug 22: To keep the water level inside the reservoir under manageable limits after incessant rainfall in the upper catchment areas of Brahmani river, the Rengali Dam authorities will release this season’s first floodwater today at 9 pm.
This was informed by the Chief Executive Engineer today.
The first floodwater will be released from Gate No-7.
As per sources, 677 cusecs of water is being released through the power house with an inflow of 3412 cusecs per second into the dam. After opening of the gate, extra 1250 cusecs of water will be released.