Kalwakurthy Lift Irrigation Scheme pump house submerged
NAGAR KURNOOL: Mahatma Gandhi Kalwakurthy Lift Irrigation Scheme pump house submerged in Srisailam reservoir backwaters at Yellour village in Nagarkurnool. According to the reports, the incident took place on Friday within 20 minutes after the water entered into the pump house from the pool. As per reports, the employees switched on the first pump house and the incident took place after employees switched on the second pump house. The floodwater gushed into the pump house with a huge sound and within a couple of minutes, the pump house completely submerged.
The staff of the reservoir closed the gates of the surge pool to stop the flow of water into the pump house. S. Niranjan Reddy, Minister for Agriculture visited the pump house on Friday night and inspected the submerged pump house.