ADEQUATE WATER CAPACITY IN NAGARJUNA SAGAR PROJECT TO QUENCH THE THIRST OF HYDERABAD'S DRINKING WATER NEEDS WITHOUT ANY PROBLEM THIS SUMMER 19.04.2023
Water board officials said that there is sufficient reserves for the drinking water needs of the people of Hyderabad city this summer, and therefore there will not be any problem in water supply as there is enough water in the main reservoirs of Nagarjuna Sagar and Srisailam projects.
HMWSSB is pumping 270 MGD of water per day from Nagarjuna Sagar through, Akkampally Balancing Reservoir by Krishna Drinking Water Supply Phase - 1, 2, 3 for the drinking water needs of Hyderabad city residents. According to this, HMWSSB supplies 1.38 TMC of water per month. As on 19.04.2023 the water storage capacity at Nagarjuna Sagar is 157.61 TMC i.e. 524.50 feet. On the same day last year, there was 188.95 TMCs i.e. 540.30 feet of water. Normally, the dead storage in the reservoir is 25.941 TMCs i.e. 510 feet of water is available for use, so there will be no shortage of drinking water for Hyderabad this summer.
The HMWSSB is monitoring the project conditions from time to time and there will be no hindrance in supplying the required 270 MGD of water to the city and assured that HMWSSB will take all measures to supply the required quantity water for the next four months i.e. by the end of this August. Therefore, the water board appeals to the people of the city not to worry about water supply issues.