Brahmaputra water level not receding abnormally: WRD Report

Guwahati, December 26: According to a recent report of the Water Resource Department (WRD), water levels of the Brahmaputra and other rivers of the region are not receding abnormally. The report states that the water level of the Brahmaputra was found to be around 2,200 cubic metres per second (cumecs) at Pandu, Guwahati.

The WRD has been measuring the water level of the Brahmaputra with the help of Aquatic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP), the cost of which is around Rs 30 lakh.  The Assam Water Research and Management Institute of the WRD has three such equipment, according to sources.

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The WRD has also been measuring the water level of the Brahmaputra in different parts of the state with the help of ADCP.

It was earlier making rounds in news that the water level of the Brahmaputra was receding abnormally, which created concern among  the people.

 

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