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Central Water Commission


Monsoon status report: Season of plenty for reservoirs

October 01, 2019 7:34 am

June-September monsoon ends with reservoirs holding 21 per cent more water than 10-year average for this stage, 33 of 113 reservoirs at full capacity, and all river systems with higher storage than normal

Explained: Reservoir levels — West well stocked with water, South is short

August 14, 2019 7:37 am

Reservoirs exceed normal levels for this stage of the year after heavy rain in Maharashtra and Gujarat, way below normal in rain-hit Kerala and Karnataka.

Water storage level in reservoirs in 12 states drops

July 05, 2014 1:21 am

States with a better storage than last year for the corresponding period were Punjab, Orissa and Chhattisgarh.

DVC nails Mamata ‘lie’

October 18, 2013 4:27 am

Official says water released after 12-hr notice to Bengal govt.

Major rivers flowing above danger mark in UP

July 10, 2013 1:11 pm

A girl was killed and two others were injured in rain-related incidents in Gonda district.

Dams controlled floods,says water panel chief

June 25, 2013 4:07 am

Countering what he called 'uninformed speculation',Central Water Commission chairman

More water stored than usual,but south is short

June 04, 2013 12:06 am

Total reservoir storage 22% over 10-year average at this point

CM seeks Centre’s clearance of canal network projects

April 14, 2014 4:44 pm

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has urged Union Minister for Water Resources Harish Chandra Singh Rawat to personally intervene and expeditiously clear projects worth Rs 4128.43 crore for rehabilitation,extension,renovation and modernization of the canal network in Punjab,which had already been sent for technical clearance to the Central Water Commission (CWC).

Good rain in August fills up reservoirs to normal levels

September 03, 2012 3:36 am

Total storage 82% of last year,100% of average of last 10 years

More water than normal,but last year was better

June 07, 2012 12:12 am

Reservoirs are 20% full compared to 25% at this time in 2011; deviation below normal is stark in drought-affected Karnataka and Maharashtra


Kerala received a lot more rain than its dams could handle: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

Three days of intense rainfall, from August 15 to August 17 brought in more than what the dams could accommodate, making it necessary to release water. This is what the Central Water Commission (CWC) report on the Kerala floods observed.