DC Mullai Muhilan Reassured The Public About No Shortage of Water in Mangalore at Present

DC Mullai Muhilan Reassured The Public About No Shortage of Water in Mangalore at Present

Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner Mullai Muhilan reassured the citizens that Mangalore city is not currently experiencing any water scarcity issue, expressing confidence in the authorities’ ability to manage the situation effectively until May.

DC press meet

In Thumbay, there is currently 5.48 meters of water, nearing its maximum capacity of 6 meters. At the AMR dam, water levels stand at 17.63 meters out of a capacity of 18.9 meters. Downstream at the Harekala dam, 1.95 meters of water are available out of a maximum capacity of 2 meters, while in Biliyoor, there are 4 meters of water. Presently, 50% of the water allocation is designated for industrial usage, with no provision for agricultural purposes.

Also, he outlined contingency plans, stating that if the water level in Thumbay drops to 5 meters, it will be replenished from the AMR dam. Similarly, should the water level at the AMR dam decrease to 16 meters, refilling will occur from the Harekala dam.

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