Flushing Of Salal Dam On August 28, 29; People Asked Not To Venture Near Chenab River Bank27 August, 2016, By Cross Town News
Jammu, August 27 – The management of Salal Power station has appealed the people of District Reasi in general and those living in down and up-stream villages not to venture near Chenab banks on August 28 and 29 in view of periodical flushing of the dam.
As per a notice, the Public of District Reasi in general and people of Upstream villages Dharan, Thanpal, Arnas Sai, Lanjan, Narloo, Gari,Salmot and villages in Downstream, Gujjar Kothi, Saidh Baba, Bidda, Kachhi Khera. Talwara, Nambla, Vijaypur, Baradan, Patta. Kanasi Patta, Jedhi Panasa, Bhabber, Chumdian. Dera Baba Banda Bhadur, Seri etc have been asked not go or allow their cattle to venture near the river bank from August 28- 2016 8:00AM (Morning) to August 29-2016, 08:00 AM(Morning) in view of statutory periodical silt flushing from the reservoir of Salal Power station.
With the opening of gates of the Dam, there will be increase in flow of water and level of river Chenab may increase. As such, movement of men, vehicles and pets along the river bank during this period is not advisable.