August 16, 2022

Navi Mumbai: Degree of Ransai Dam reaches 100 toes, no water cuts in Uran now | Representational photograph

The water degree of Ransai Dam, positioned in Dighode village in Uran has crossed 100 toes after good rainfall within the final week. With an excellent spell of rainfall, it can cross the utmost degree of 116.5 toes and it’ll begin overflowing.

In June third week, the extent of the dam had depleted and it may provide by the top of June solely. Nonetheless, the nice rainfall originally of the month and subsequent heavy rainfall in catchment areas of many of the dams introduced cheers. Now, there is no such thing as a want to chop the water provide.

The Ransai dam provides water to a couple of lakh populations in 37 Gram Panchayats, Uran township and authorities institutions together with defence and ports.

The dam was constructed by Maharashtra Industrial Growth Company (MIDC) round 50 years in the past and it’s the prime supply of water for villages in Uran and authorities institutions.

Based on an official from MIDC’s engineering division, within the final week, there was good rainfall and it pushed the extent of the dam. On Thursday, the extent of the dam reached 101 toes whereas the utmost water degree of the dam is 116.5 toes. As per the Raigad district workplace, the Uran Taluka has already obtained 719 mm of rainfall until Thursday morning which was greater than the earlier yr’s 688 mm of rainfall. “Since there was scanty rainfall in June, the extent of the dam depleted. Nonetheless, following good rainfall in July first week, the extent elevated,” mentioned the official. He added {that a} good rainfall will assist to overflow the dam.

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