State govt curtails water supply to industries

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Bhubaneswar, April 9: In a bid to conserve water and avoid its wastage, the State government has curtailed the amount of water allocated to Jindal Stainless Ltd (JSL), NTPC Ltd and Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL).

According to official sources, the water resources department has trimmed water allocation for JSL for its steel plant at Kalinganagar by 16.28 cusec. NTPC which was originally allocated 120 cusec of water from the Brahmani river for its 3000 Mw super thermal power plant at Kaniha (near Talcher) has lost 15 cusec compared to 120 cusec of water allocation. JSPL’s water allocation has been cut down from 95.16 cuec to 66.16 cusec. The steel major has been allocated water from the Brahmani river for its integrated steel mill at Angul.

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