May 23, 2013
The Indus River System Authority (Irsa) on Wednesday released 234,000 cusecs water in the canal irrigation network across the country to meet water needs of the provinces for sowing/growing strategic Kharif crops including cotton, rice and sugarcane, vegetables and fodder, Punjab Irrigation canal regulator M.H. Siddiqui told Business Recorder.
He said the provinces were suffering 20 to 30 per cent water shortage till 20th May which had slowed down sowing of Kharif crops in…
M RAFIQUE GORAYA
October 18, 2012: Indus River System Authority (Irsa) reduced water outflows from Tarbela dam by 20,000 cusecs on Wednesday as Punjab had reduced its water indent by 55,000 cusecs after closure of six monthly non-perennial canals in the province.
Wapda engineers told Business Recorder that Irsa curtailed water releases from the Tarbela dam from 80,000 cusecs to 60,000 cusecs whereas upstream running water in the Indus river dropped to 39,500 cusecs with the setting in…