Minister Devineni Uma, Srisailam MLA Budda Rajasekhar Reddy and officials of the Irrigation department have participated in puja and released water from Srisailam Project on Thursday morning. They lifted two gates by 10 feet and allowed 56,000 cusecs of water flow towards Nagarjuna Sagar Project. The reservoir is receiving heavy inflows due to rains in upper streams. The water level in Srisailam reservoir has reached to 885 feet. People from nearby villages and devotees have visited the reservoir to watch the water flow.