Cauvery Authority directs Karnataka to release water to Tamil Nadu

Cauvery Authority directs Karnataka to release water to Tamil Nadu

The Cauvery Water Management Authority on Tuesday ordered Karnataka to release 9.19 Tmc ft of water for the month of June from the Biligundlu reservoir to the Mettur Dam, in Tamil Nadu.

 
The quantum of water to be released is in line with the Supreme Court’s order on the February 16 last year.
 
The order was issued in a meeting of the authority in Central Water Commission’s office in New Delhi on Tuesday, in which officials from the governments of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka participated. The meeting was held under the leadership of the Chairman of the Authority, S Masood Hussain.



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