Lift arrangement to anticipate calamity of capital: CM

Posted:Thursday 2nd of March 2017 04:12:33 AM

By laying the foundation for Kondaveetivagu Flood Baptize Pumping Arrangement (KFWPS) abreast the Prakasam battery on Wednesday, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu took a accurate footfall appear preventing the calamity of 10,000 to 15,000 acreage in the basic arena of Guntur commune by the angry stream, which came to be accepted as the Beck of Sorrow.
The Baptize Resources Department’s abstraction is to lift 5,000 cusecs of baptize out of the absolute flood of 12,000 cusecs, into the upstream of Prakasam battery with the advice of 16 motors and alter the antithesis to the Krishna western basin through the Krishna larboard basic aqueduct to accumulation baptize to tail-end areas.
The activity is estimated to amount ₹237 crore at accepted prices and is to be completed in six months. The beam floods acquired by Kondaveetivagu are so acute that the alley links amid Vijayawada, Thullur and the temple boondocks of Amaravathi; and amid Guntur and Amaravathi get airtight every year during the monsoon.
The Kondaveetivagu, whose catchment breadth is advance over 453 sq.km. originates from the Kondaveeti acropolis ambit at Perecherla in Medikonduru mandal of Guntur commune and joins the Krishna upstream of thr Prakasam battery and the clarification starts from Lam. The appropriation arrangement has been proposed to utilise a acceptable abundance of the flood baptize by pumping it into the river as there is no added way to absolution it.
The KFWPS was conceived by an experts board formed by the A.P. Basic Arena Development Authority in April 2016. The board was asked to advance an able and fail-safe administration of floods in Kondaveetivagu and drains abounding into it. The cold was to accomplish the new basic city-limits flood-free even during best flooding.
The Chief Minister said that flood ascendancy had become actual important in the accomplishments of Maharashtra and Karnataka endlessly river amnion abounding into the lower riparian State of Andhra Pradesh. ”While angry for our applicable allotment of the Godavari and Krishna rivers, we should conserve baptize through projects like Polavaram and Pattiseema. This accurate activity (KFWPS) is actual acute as we are planning to assemble a world-class basic city-limits on the banks of the River Krishna”, Mr. Naidu observed.

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Ministers Devineni Umamaheswara Rao, Prathipati Pulla Rao and Ravela Kishore Babu, Guntur MP Jayadev Galla, Tadikonda MLA T. Sravan Kumar, Mangalagiri borough administrator G. Chiranjeevi and others were present.

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