Tarbela Dam hits dead level

11 Mar, 2017 1:15 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The water storage in Tarbela Dam has reached the dead level, whereas Mangla Dam is only nine-feet away from its dead level on Saturday.

As per details, the supply from Tarbela Dam has been reduced to 12,000 cusec.

The water crisis at Tarbel Dam has also affected power generation as 12 power units have shut reducing the power generation to only 475 megawatt.

Earlier, it was revealed that as many as 12 million acre-feet of water, equivalent to storage capacity of two big dams, has been wasted in year 2016-17. Moreover, water scarcity during Rabi season has been recorded at 19pc.

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