Mullaperiyar dam will not open without prior notice: Tamil Nadu CM to Kerala CM

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India]: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Tuesday assured Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan that the Mullaperiyar dam will closed as well as release water without prior notification.

Stalin has stated in his respond to Pinarayi Vijayan’s letter seeking his intervention in managing water discharge from Mullaperiyar dam.
” There is no requirement for concern regarding Mullaperiyar dam and also water flow right into the dam is strictly checked. The rains gotten in the catchment area is less than in the container. Tamil Nadu is maintaining rule curve by flowing excess water right into Vyga dam,” said Stalin in a letter.

Kerala Water Resources Preacher Roshi Augustine that is outdoor camping in Idukki and also regulating things notified in a news release.

Stalin educated his Kerala equivalent that the Mullaperiyar Dam is secure in all elements.

” I want to assure you that Mullaperiyar Dam is safe in all facets as well as flooding regulation of the dam is being done based on the Rule curve and gate operation schedule authorized by Central Water Compensation in February 2021.”

” Our dam monitoring group is extremely focused on the preventive actions to be handled time for ensuring the safety and security of the people staying downstream of the Mullaperiyar Dam,” Stalin better said.

Previously on August 5, the Kerala CM contacted Stalin seeking his treatment in managing water discharge from Mullaperiyar dam, where the water level has surpassed the permissible level of 136 ft.

Vijayan said in his letter to Stalin “As you realize, the State of Kerala has been experiencing heavy rainfall for the last couple of days. Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has actually already released a red alert in several areas of Kerala, including Idukki, and also the water level of Mullaperiyar Dam is nearing 136 feet. If this circumstance persists, there will certainly be a drastic increase in the water level in the dam because of the heavy inflow right into the dam”.

Vijayan additionally requested the TN CM that “Kindly give instructions to the authorities concerned to make certain that the outflow/discharge from the dam is more than the inflow, taking into consideration the heavy rainfall in the catchment area of Mullaperiyar Dam”.

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