Rawal Dam Water Level Crosses The Red Mark
The water level of Rawal Dam has reached the red mark and is on the surge to overflow because of which the reservoir management has decided to open spillways of the dam.
The dam was opened at 11:00 am today (Monday).
“Around 6000 cusecs of water will be discharged from the lake,” according to the administration.
“Rawal Dam reservoir has a maximum capacity of 1752 feet water conservation, while present water level at the dam has been 1751.9 feet,” the dam management said.
"After the opening of the spillways the water level at Soan river will rise and water could overflow from the banks of the stream,” the dam administration said.
It is important to mention here that heavy rains of monsoon have filled most of the reservoir which includes Hub Dam, Tarbela Dam, and Mangla Dam.
The water in Tarbela Dam has reached its maximum capacity which is 1,550 feet
The water in Mangla Dam has reached its maximum capacity which is 1242 feet.
The water in Hub Dam has reached its maximum capacity which is 340 feet which has happened after 13 years.