Karnataka agrees to diversion of water for Andhra district

Karnataka government on Saturday agreed to allow diversion of 2.626 tmc of water to Anantpur district of Andhra Pradesh.

Last Updated: Feb 12, 2011, 21:05 PM IST

Hyderabad: Karnataka government on Saturday
agreed to allow diversion of 2.626 tmc of water to Anantpur
district of Andhra Pradesh.
Following a request by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N
Kiran Kumar Reddy to his Karnataka counterpart B S
Yeddyurappa, the Tungabhadra Board has agreed for diversion of
2.626 tmc of water to meet the drinking water needs of three
water supply schemes in Andhra Pradesh, an official release
said.
Reddy had called up the Karnataka Chief Minister
yesterday and sought diversion of water from K C Canal quota.

The water is required for drinking water needs of
Anantpur town and Satya Sai Rural Water Supply and Sri Rami
Reddy Drinking Water Schemes.

PTI