NHPC advises public not to move near river Chenab

The NHPC authorities have advised the people not to move near Chenab River on 10th June, in view of flushing of Reservoir of Dulhasti Power Station.
NHPC advises public not to move near river Chenab
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The NHPC authorities have advised the people not to move near Chenab River on 10th June, in view of flushing of Reservoir of Dulhasti Power Station.

 "It is notified for the information of Public of District  Doda and Kishtwar in general and public of village Dul, Benzwar, Cherhar, Bhandarkot, Hasti, Kandani, Prem Nagar and PulDoda in particular that for statutory periodical slit flushing from the Reservoir of Dulhasti Power Station , the Gates of the Dam shall be opened on 10-06-2018 (Sunday) from 00:00hrs to 18:00 hrs with the result there will be increase in flow of water and level of river Chenab may increase 2 (two) to 3 (three) meters" an NHPC handout stated.

The NHPS advised for restricting the movement of persons, vehicles and pets along the river bank during this period. It further advised to the general public to take proper care in movement near banks of river Chenab during this period.

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