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TS, AP reservoirs have equal storage as last year

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Hyderabad, July 10 (INN): The major reservoirs of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have equal storage than last year for corresponding period.

This was disclosed by Union Ministry of Water Resources on Friday. “The Southern region includes States of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, (Two combined project in both states) Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. There are 31 reservoirs in this region having total storage capacity of 51.59 BCM. The total storage available in these reservoirs is 15.33 BCM which is 30% of total storage capacity of these reservoirs. The storage during corresponding period of last year was 12% and average storage of last ten years during corresponding period was 29% of storage capacity of these reservoirs. Thus, storage during current year is better than the corresponding period of last year and is also better than the average storage of last ten years during the corresponding period,” the ministry said in its press release.

States having better storage than last year for corresponding period are Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Odisha, Tripura, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. States having lesser storage than last year for corresponding period are Rajasthan, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana. States having equal storage than last year for corresponding period are Andhra Pradesh and Telangana (two combined project in both states). (INN)