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Godavari Water Released Into Sea

Godavari Water

Water level in Godavari river is rising steadily as the water resources authorities are discharging 5.500 lakh cusecs of water into the sea from Sir Arthur Cotton barrage at Dowleswaram on Wednesday, Godavari river conservator N. Krishna Rao said that water level at the barrage was recorded at 7.8 feet at 6 pm and added that it may continue at the same level or witness a little rise further in the next 24 hours. The authorities are expecting the discharge of water from the barrage to be between seven lakh cusecs to eight lakh cusecs in the hours ahead. Nearly 5,300 cusecs of water is being released into eastern, western and central delta canals for cultivation of crops.