Hyderabad

Heavy inflow to Osman Sagar, Himayat Sagar

The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply & Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) opened three more gates of the Himayat Sagar on Tuesday. Presently, four gates of the reservoir are open upto one feet.

Hyderabad: Heavy rains lashed several parts of Hyderabad in the early hours leaving a number of colonies in low lying areas inundated.


Due to further increasing of inflows to Osman Sagar reservoir, six crest gates were raised from four feet to six feet height, releasing water into Musi. Himayat Sagar reservoir too is getting heavy inflows due to rains in its catchment area in Vikarabad district.


The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply & Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) opened three more gates of the Himayat Sagar on Tuesday. Presently, four gates of the reservoir are open upto one feet.


At Himayat Sagar, the water level was recorded at 1,760.90 feet against the FTL of 1,763.50 feet and 1,320 cusecs was the recorded outflow and the inflow is 1,200 cusecs.


Meanwhile, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation officials are also monitoring the Hussain Sagar as the water level has crossed the FTL. The water level in the Hussain Sagar was recorded at 513.48 m against the FTL of 513.41 m.

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