Articles tagged under: Narmada dam

Water level in Sardar Sarovar dam at all time high 132.33 meters despite opening of gates and heavy outflow

August 16, 2019
Water level in Sardar Sarovar dam at all time high 132.33 meters despite opening of gates and heavy outflow

Vadodara: The water level of Sardar Sarovar Narmada Dam reservoir, known as the life-line of water supply in Gujarat, is continuously rising despite opening of gates and has reached all time high at 132.33 meters at 5 pm today. According to the official information received from the Narmada flood control office here the inflow was 166630 cusec while the total outflow was 105584 cusec. The live storage of water in the reservoir that supplies drinking water to 167 towns...Read More

Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam’s gates opened for the first time

August 09, 2019
Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam’s gates opened for the first time

Bharuch: The gates of Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam were opened for the first time today after installation in year 2017 to maintain the level of 131.18 meter allowed by Narmada Control Authority. There are total 30 gates, of which 25 were opened today. Gora bridge in downstream was closed for traffic due to release of water from Narmada. Low lying villages on the bank of river Narmada are alerted in three districts - Narmada, Vadodara and Bharuch. With heavy inflows in Sardar Sarovar dam,...Read More

Gujarat govt. announces release of Narmada, Kadana water to needy areas for irrigation

August 07, 2019
Gujarat govt. announces release of Narmada, Kadana water to needy areas for irrigation

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Dy CM Nitin Patel today announced State cabinet decision to release water of Narmada and Kadana projects to farmers in order to protect crops. He said more than 400 ponds linked to Narmada pipeline in North Gujarat will be filled with Narmada water. Similarly, Narmada water will also supplied to needy areas of Saurashtra through pumping for irrigation. Irrigation water for command area of Mahi will be released from Kadana dam in order to save paddy crop. He added that go...Read More

Water level in Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam sees a rise of almost 5 meters in 6 days, live storage increased by almost 15%

August 05, 2019
Water level in Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam sees a rise of almost 5 meters in 6 days, live storage increased by almost 15%

Vadodara: Due to increased inflow caused by heavy rains in Gujarat and neighbouring Madhya Pradesh, the water level in the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Dam reservoir, the lifeline of water supply in Gujarat situated in Kevadiya of Narmada district in central Gujarat has seen a rise of almost 5 meters in 6 days with another rise of 1.46 meter in last 24 hours. The live storage has also seen an increase of almost 15% in 6 days ie since 6 pm of July 30 when the water level has started t...Read More

Water level at Sardar Sarovar dam rises 37 cm in a day with 122.09 cm at 1 pm, highest in this monsoon so far

July 31, 2019

Vadodara: The water level in the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Dam reservoir, situated in Kevadiya of Narmada district in central Gujarat has seen a significant rise of 37 cm in a day due to increased inflow caused by heavy rain in the catchment areas of the river in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh. The water level has reached the highest of this monsoon so far at 122.09 meter at 1 pm today and is still rising as the inflow was over four times more than the inflow speed. An official at t...Read More

Water level of Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam reaches close to earlier overflow mark

July 22, 2019
Water level of Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam reaches close to earlier overflow mark

Vadodara: The water level in the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Dam reservoir, situated in Kevadiya of Narmada district in central Gujarat has seen a significant rise of almost a meter in last 3 days and reached quite closer to the earlier overflow mark. An official at the Narmada flood control unit in Vadodara today said that the water level was at 121.74 m at 8pm this evening. It was just 18 cm below the earlier overflow mark of 121. 92 m. The water level in this all important reservo...Read More

Water level of Sardar Sarovar dam increases by almost half a meter in a day

July 20, 2019
Water level of Sardar Sarovar dam increases by almost half a meter in a day

Vadodara: Even as the war of words between Gujarat and neighbouring Madhya Pradesh was on over the alleged threat of the latter to stop the supply of Narmada water to the former, the water level in the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Dam reservoir in Kevadiya of Narmada district in central Gujarat has seen a rise of almost 50 cm (half a meter) in a little over last 24 hours. An official at the Narmada flood control unit in Vadodara today said that the water level was 121.25 meters and inching...Read More

Sardar Sarovar dam can bear upto 6.5 intensity quake with epicenter located in 12 km radius: SSNNL clarifies

July 19, 2019
Sardar Sarovar dam can bear upto 6.5 intensity quake with epicenter located in 12 km radius: SSNNL clarifies

Vadodara: Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd (SSNNL) has today clarified that Narmada dam is designed for 6.5 intensity earthquake with epicenter within 12 km radius of dam in 18 km focal depth. A clarification was issued in response to media reports in connection with 3.0 intensity earth quake that happened at 2.15 am on 18th of July 2019, epicenter of which was 53 km away from Sardar Sarovar dam with focal depth of 13.6 km. The clarification note issued by chief engineer of dam departmen...Read More

Water level of Sardar Sarovar Dam Reservoir has seen a rise of 45 cm in a day

July 08, 2019
Water level of Sardar Sarovar Dam Reservoir has seen a rise of 45 cm in a day

Gandhinagar: The water level of Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam, the lifeline of water supply in Gujarat, which has seen a rise of 45 cm since yesterday morning. Due to increased inflow caused by rain in the catchment areas in Madhya Pradesh, the water level of the all important dam has reached 121.07 meter till 3 pm today. It was just 120.62 m at 8 am yesterday and 121.02 at the same time today. According to the data released by the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd's Director C...Read More

5307 cu sec water released from Narmada dam for irrigation;level rises to 120.03 meter

July 04, 2019

Gandhinagar: 5307 cu sec water has been released from main canal of Narmada dam near Bhumaliya at 8 am today, said the government adding that the water released today will be used for irrigation in needy areas including Dhrangadhra, Halvad, Morbi Wadhvan, Viramgam, Patdi, Mandal, Sami, Harij, Radhanpur, Santalpur, Bhabhar, Vav-tharad, Rapar and Bhachau. According to Vikas Khoda, assistant engineer of Kevadiya sub-division, till yesterday the water released was in volume of 2800 cu sec. H...Read More