VALPOI: The Anjune reservoir in Sattari taluka, which provides drinking water to North Goa, is 50 per cent full.
Currently, the water level is 84 meters. Due to torrential rains in the vicinity of the dam project, the water level has started rising rapidly. The water level is expected to rise to total capacity in the next eight days, bringing the water level to 93 meters.
With Goa witnessing heavy rains in the in the vicinity of Anjunem Dam project and Chorla Ghat area for the last four days, the water level in the reservoir is rising.
According to the information received, this level has now reached 83 meters.
After this level reaches 93 meters, the reservoir is filled to its total capacity.
When contacted, the dam project management said that teh WRD staff had been deployed 24×7 to maintain the dam project at present.
For the last several years, the project’s reservoir has been filled to its total capacity in the first week of August.
The situation is similar this year. However, given the current level of rainfall, the level is likely to be filled in the last week of July.
The water level has risen by about 7 meters in the last four days.