August 1, 2021

Water storage in Hattikuni Dam nearing full capacity

Farmers within the downstream of Hattikuni Dam in Hattikuni village in Yadgir district are completely happy because the dam has been seeing exceptional enhance in water storage within the final couple of days.

The water storage within the dam stood 0.305 tmcft in opposition to a complete capability of 0.352 tmcft.

The dam was constructed throughout a stream flowing from the atop the hills within the surrounding areas of the village to offer irrigation to five,300 acres of dry land in Hattikuni, Yaddalli, Bandalli, Honagera, Katagi- Shahapur and Dasarabad villages.

Farmers develop groundnut, paddy, cotton, jowar, bajra and different crops utilizing water launched from the dam. They will make use of water saved now within the dam to irrigate their crops until the top of subsequent summer season.

“Water stage reached virtually the complete capability of the dam throughout August and September final yr. However, this time the dam has seen early an enormous quantum of water flowing owing to copious rainfall within the catchment areas within the final couple of days,” a farmer mentioned. “We should use water judiciously and be certain that there is no such thing as a wastage,” he added.

To draw vacationers, officers of the Tourism Division have developed a backyard. A lot of persons are coming to loosen up amid the greenery within the backyard and the close by areas as nicely.

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