6.159 MAF water still available in reservoirs

ISLAMABAD: As many as 6.159 million acre feet (MAF) is still available for the ongoing Kharif crop in the major water reservoirs of the country.

Sources told APP here that water was being provided to the provinces  as per their indent.

They said that both the mega reservoirs Tarbela and Mangla dams had attained their maximum conservation level in the monsoon season owing to healthy rainy spells.

Meanwhile, Indus River System Authority (IRSA) on Monday released 128,200 cusecs water from various rim stations with inflow of 50,000 cusecs.

According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus River at Tarbela Dam was 1483.20 feet, which was 91.20 feet higher than its dead level 1386 feet. Water inflow in the dam was recorded as 24,800 cusecs and outflow as 75,000 cusecs. - APP