IRSA releases 170,500 cusecs water

ISLAMABAD: The Indus River System Authority (IRSA) Thursday released 170,500 cusecs water from various rim stations with inflow of 95,700 cusecs.

According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus River at Tarbela Dam was 1502.62 feet, which was 122.62 feet higher than its dead level 1380 feet.

Water inflow in the dam was recorded as 59,800 cusecs while outflow 90,000 cusecs.

The water level in the Jhelum River at Mangla Dam was 1206.25 feet, which was 166.25 feet higher than its dead level of 1040 feet whereas the inflow and outflow of water was recorded as 10,400 cusecs and 55,000 cusecs respectively.

The release of water at Kalabagh, Taunsa and Sukkur was recorded as 99,200, 77,300 and 13,300 cusecs respectively.

Similarly, from the Kabul River, a total of 6,600 cusecs of water was released at Nowshera and 4,900 cusecs released from the Chenab River at Marala.