Farmers demand modification of Bhadra water release schedule – The Hindu

Owing to low water storage in Bhadra reservoir this year due to sluggish monsoon, there has been strong demand from the farmers to alter the schedule of the release of water for kharif crops.The Irrigation Consultative Committee (ICC) of Bhadra Command Area Development Authority(CADA) had decided to release water continuously along right bank canal (RBC) and left bank canal(LBC) for kharif crops for a period of 100 days from July 25.The schedule was worked out with the hope that that the level in the reservoir would rise.

Source: Farmers demand modification of Bhadra water release schedule – The Hindu

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