SRIKAKULAM: The flood water in Vamsadhara and Nagavali rivers, which were in spate, began receding on Tuesday.

Interlinking of rivers need 30-km long canal; Researchers prepare routing map.

Unabated illegal sand mining is posing a threat to the under-construction bridge on the Nagavali river as apprehensions are rife that the excess excavation from the nearby ramp will be a blow to th

Srikakulam: Left parties and its affiliated unions are opposed to the government order number 53, which was issued recently, for utilisation of water from Nagavali River to the proposed nuclear pow

The Central government must take all steps, including resolving decades old disputes with neighbouring States on water sharing, to improve irrigation facilities and drinking water and supply of wat

Cyclone ‘Nilam' caused unprecedented damage to Srikakulam district which is still under grip of fear with the heavy inflows to Vamsadhara and Nagavali rivers.

Illegal sand mining is rampant in Srikakulam district in spite of the claims of the authorities that they are inspecting the ramps frequently and imposing fines on lawbreakers.

The sand mafia, which is highly influential, is reportedly extracting between Rs.80 crore and Rs.100 crore worth of sand every year from the Vamsadhara, Nagavali, Bahuda and Mahendratanaya rivers.

Srikakulam/Nizamabad/ Kurnool, Sept. 16: Officials are on high alert following the surge of flood waters in Vamsadhara and Nagavali rivers because of heavy rains in neighbouring Orissa. There are fears that that it would cause another flood in the town. Around 60,000 cusecs of water had reached the Gotta Barrage by evening and 22 gates have been lifted.