Crest gate of Pulichintala project fails
Guntur: Tension mounted after the crest gate of the Pulichintala project crest gate failed amid increasing the flood flow. According to the reports, the incident took place when the project authorities tried to lift the crest gates for another two feet two leave the water into the sea. Reports stated that the 16th crest gate of the project was damaged due to the heavy inflow of water and the water draining into the sea. Alerted project authorities are busy in installing an emergency gate to prevent the water flow into the sea. The full capacity of the project is 175 feet and the present water level is 172.75 feet.