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Central Water Commission

(Serving the nation since 1945)

Reservoir Monitoring

Central Water Commission is monitoring live storage status of 91 reservoirs of the country on weekly basis and is issuing weekly bulletin on every Thursday. The reservoir bulletin shows the information of live storage - All India, State wise and Reservoir wise. The current live storage is also compared with last year live storage position and also with the normal storage (last 10 years average storage). 91 reservoirs are divided in five regions namely Northern Region, Eastern Region, Western Region, Central Region and Southern Region on the basis of their state. The northern region includes States of Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Rajasthan. The Eastern region includes States of Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal and Tripura. The Western region includes States of Gujarat and Maharashtra. The Central region includes States of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. The Southern region includes States of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, AP&TG (2combined projects in both states) Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

Weekly Reservoir storage bulletin

What's New in CWC

A Brainstorming Session with Former Chairmen / Members of CWC was held on 11.5.2019 at New Delhi to discuss various aspects related to role and activities of CWC and to seek their advice for improvement of the same.

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21/05/2019

Draft Concept Note on "Premissible Velocity in Concrete Lined Water Condutor System (Head Race Tunnel) Conveying Water for Power Generation.(Uploaded in Circular section for comments within three weeks)

16/05/2019

The total water available in live storage of 91 reservoirs in the country being monitored by CWC was 44.459 BCM as on 18.04.2019.This is 27% of the total live storage capacity of these reservoirs and 103% of storage of average of last ten years. The overall storage position is more than the ..Read More

22/04/2019

Chairman, Central Water Commission handed over Emergency Action Plan document of Hirakud Dam to Principal Secretary, Odisha Water Resources Department on January 10 , 2019 at Rajiv Bhawan, Bhubaneswar. The EAP has been prepared under DRIP to act as model document for other Dam owners.

10/01/2019

Govt of Gujarat has signed MoU on 7th January 2019 with Central Water Commission and CWPRS at Gandhinagar for Implementation of Coastal Management Information System (CMIS) in the State.

10/01/2019