The effect of the rains has been felt now. The picture shows that the people of the district will once again face water scarcity due to lack of rainfall. Presently, the district has only 31.71 percent water stock in the district.
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Gondia: There has been a feeling of consequence of the incessant rains. The picture shows that the people of the district will once again face water scarcity due to lack of rainfall. Presently, the district has only 31.71 percent water stock in the district. This will be a tough time and the water needs to be saved from today. This district has 82% rain till the month of September. When it is called good rain rain, the irrigation project is not 100% filled with the rains being repaired. Due to this, the crop has been affected due to paddy crop and in some parts of the district, paddy crop loss is being reported. Due to the loss of the farmers, water is being released from Itiyadoh, Pujariato and Sirpur projects. As a result, the Itiadoh plant now has 41% water and Sirpur has only 27% water supply.
Last year, the district had received only 58 percent of the rainfall. As a result, water scarcity was detected in the district. Now it seems that the government’s anxiety has increased due to this year’s water supply figures. Due to this, the state government has declared Deori, Salekasa and Arjuni-Morgaon talukas in the district as drought-prone. According to the Irrigation Department, 28.59 per cent in 9 projects in medium projects, 33.07 in 22 projects under small projects and 39.92 per cent in 38 collector’s reserves.
Chakkarbandh Lake Dries
Chirchadbandh Lake of Amagamgaon taluka is now drying while the water level is going down, and there is no water supply in the pond. Kosabee Lake is 1.35%, Kodi 9.18%, Till 3.32% water stock under Mama Lake. Under the medium project, the Charkhamara project is 8.16% and the smallest under-construction component is 6.26%, Ghamdoh 4.22, Risala 3.82, Sonegaon 8.23, Separ 7.06, and 5.75% water stock. Seeing the status of these ponds, it appears that these lakes can dry up before December. Apart from this, 17.91 per cent, Chulbandand 19.33, Kharbanda 21.79, Rangepar 23.59, Aktito 16.53, Pangadi 25.85, Rehadi 10.25, Rajoli 13.01, Konka 19.48, Khadi 21.70, Nandalpara 17, Bhanpur 10.66 and Bapabodi lake has 15.06 percent water stock.