Gorewada Lake level at 312.88 mtr, increasing day-by-day
Nagpur: In accordance with Orange City Water (OCWs) commitment of supplying regular water to the city, especially West, South and Central Nagpur from 15th March’ 2015, the normal pumping from Gorewada WTP’ (Water Treatment Plants) was done from March 14 night itself and all the concerned ESR’s of Central, South, South-West and West Nagpur where the alternate day water supply was being done since 4 th March’2015 were supplied normal and regular water supply from 15th March Morning.
Though Gorewada lake water level which is still in the critical level of 312.88m, it is expected that the now since the right bank canal (RBC) breach has been fully repaired and with full capacity pumping the water level will gradually increase and will be at safer level very soon.
It may be mentioned that the breach, that was occurred on the 23Km Navegaon-Khairi Right Bank Canal which was one of the biggest experienced in last few years, occurred on Feb 25 afternoon, was on both sides of the canal and was approximately 100 feet in length. Following which the gates at the Navegaon –Khairy Dam were closed 12 Noon on Feb 25.
Due to that breach water level at Gorewada Lake dropped from 315.08 (on Feb 25, 2015) to 313.90 mtrs (March 2, 2015) to 312.70 meter on March 9, 2015. Though Gorewada lake water level which is still in the critical level of 312.88m (on March 15, 2015) , it is expected that the now since the right bank canal (RBC) breach has been fully repaired and with full capacity pumping the waterlevel will gradually increase and will be at safer level very soon.
Despite this OCW and NMC experts are trying its level best to minimize the inconvenience to the citizens by properly managing the water supply system, but just because for such critical situation of Gorewada Lake the water supply to Gorewada WTP’s Pench-I, II, III and subsequently to the West, South-West and South and Central Nagpur remained affected till March 14.