Flushing of Dulhasti reservoir, public asked not to move near River Chenab

JAMMU: The management of Dulhasti Power Station of NHPC has cautioned general public of Kishtwar, Doda, Ramban districts particularly the people residing in Benzwar, Cherhar, Bhanderkoot, Hasti, Kandni, Thathri, Premnagar and Pul Doda, not to move near River Chenab from July 5th to July 6 in view of periodical reservoir flushing.
“The gates of Dulhasti Power Station Dam shall be opened on 05/ 07/ 2014 (22: hrs) to 06/07/2014 (24:00hrs) for periodical reservoir flashing. During this period the water level may rise upto two to three meters temporarily, therefore the public residing near River Chenab downstream areas is being warned to refrain from moving themselves, their cattle, Truck, Tippers near the bank of river Chenab to avoid any mishap” an official handout of NHPC said.
General public has been requested to cooperate for the safety of their lives. Anybody violating the request shall be doing so at his risk and responsibility and NHPC / Management of Dulhasti Power station shall not be responsible for consequences thereof.

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