IRSA releases 178,900 cusecs water

ISLAMABAD: The Indus River System Authority (IRSA) Tuesday released 178,900 cusecs water from various rim stations with inflow of 100,000 cusecs.

According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus River at Tarbela Dam was 1505.25 feet, which was 125.05 feet higher than its dead level 1380 feet.

Water inflow in the dam was recorded as 61,300 cusecs while outflow 95,000 cusecs.

The water level in the Jhelum River at Mangla Dam was 1208.95 feet, which was 158.95 feet higher than its dead level of 1040 feet whereas the inflow and outflow of water was recorded as 9,800 cusecs and 55,000 cusecs respectively.

The release of water at Kalabagh, Taunsa and Sukkur was recorded as 86,800, 89,000 and 19,500 cusecs respectively.

Similarly, from the Kabul River a total of 7,000 cusecs of water was released at Nowshera and 7,000 cusecs released from the Chenab River at Marala.