On Wednesday all 14 gates were opened of the Totaldoh dam to release water as the storage level reached 97% of its total capacity.
Totaldoh which is one of the biggest dams situated in the district started overflowing at 6:30 pm on Wednesday after which six gates out of 14 were initially opened.
Later when the water flow was still not under the designed capacity of the dam all the 14 gates were opened by 8 pm.
The dam released 444 Cusec of water and 120 cubic meter of water is being released from electric generation unit. According to the sources if the speed of the water continues than the Navegaon Khairi dam will eventually overflow.