But allocates 4 tmc ft more water to Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh

In a great relief to the people in the northern parts of Karnataka, the Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal-II has upheld its award of 2010 and raising the height of the Almatti reservoir from 519.60 metres to 524.26 metres. It had asked the Centre to appoint a Krishna Water Decision Implementation Board, giving representation to Karnataka, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh as well as the Centre.