Water storage level of 91 major reservoirs of the country goes down by 2 percent

Last Updated: Friday, April 13, 2018, 00:02
Water storage level of 91 major reservoirs of the country  goes down by 2  percent
The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country for the week ending on April 12, 2018 was 40.857 BCM which is 25% of total storage capacity of these reservoirs. This percentage was at 27 for the week ending on April 05, 2018. The level of water storage in the week ending on April 12, 2018 was 84% of the storage of corresponding period of last year and 90% of storage of average of last ten years.

The total storage capacity of these 91 reservoirs is 161.993 BCM which is about 63% of the total storage capacity of 257.812 BCM which is estimated to have been created in the country. 37 Reservoirs out of these 91 have hydropower benefit with installed capacity of more than 60 MW.
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