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Bhakra Dam


‘Had to release water from Bhakra dam due to unprecedented flow into reservoir’

August 22, 2019 1:33 pm

BBMB Chairman D K Sharma said heavy rain on the intervening night of August 17 and 18 in catchment areas had generated 3.11 lakh cusecs of water for release into the Bhakra dam.

Explained: How Bhakra Dam managed recent heavy rainfall

August 21, 2019 4:51 pm

Thousands of lives have been affected even as standing crop on over 1,00,000 acres of land has got submerged under over 4 feet (ft) of water.

Water level at Bhakra dam reaches record high, people living near Sutlej to remain alert

August 16, 2019 11:33 pm

The authorities today asked people living near Sutlej river and low-lying areas in Jalandhar district to remain alert after 55,000 cusecs water was released from Bhakra dam.

Bhakra dam set to release more water downstream

August 15, 2019 3:22 am

The meteorological department has predicted good rain for three days from August 16-18 in both catchment area of the dam in Himachal Pradesh and in Punjab, where the water is released in Sutlej river by the dam.

Punjab: Thanks to brimming reservoirs, power production at Bhakra up

June 30, 2019 4:43 am

The inflow in Bhakra is 31,691 cusecs per day while the usage is 34,116 cusecs.

Jalandar: Bhakra Dam water level highest in January-June period in 38 years

June 22, 2019 8:45 am

Data sourced from the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) revealed that in January, the level of the reservoir was 1,655.43 ft. Before this, the highest-ever level of the dam was recorded at 1,653.17 ft between 1981- 2018.

Haryana will get its share of water: Bhupinder Singh Hooda

March 02, 2014 8:20 pm

Canal has been dug to ensure that Haryana's share of water from Bhakra Dam reaches every part of the state.

No immediate water release from Bhakra,say officials

April 09, 2014 2:43 pm

The Bhakra Beas Management Board has decided not to release excess water immediately into the Sarluj and Beas rivers.

Bhakra dam a few inches away from 1,645 feet

April 09, 2014 3:09 pm

The water level in the Bhakra dam on Thursday reached 1644.37 feet — perilously close to the point where the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) might have to resort to opening the dam’s flood gates.

Bhakra dam-effect: Punjab increases vigil in light of 'flood' warning

July 10, 2013 8:22 pm

Warning from Bhakra authorities today about release of excess water from the dam has prompted the Punjab government to increase vigil along the river and canal embankments in view of the monsoon.