Water level in Pong worrisome; Bhakra`s level up

Situation in Pong dam continued to remain worrisome as water level in reservoir was about 35 feet less than what it was on corresponding day last year due to deficient rain in catchment areas.

Decision on reducing water release from Pong dam next week

With water level in Pong dam remaining "worrisome" due to "deficient" rains in catchment areas, Bhakra Beas Management Board on Tuesday said a decision on cutting down water release from the reservoir will be taken in consultation with three partnering states next week.

Water level rises in Pong dam, BBMB releases excess water

Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) on Wednesday said 30,000 cusecs of "excess" water was released from Pong dam into Beas river even as partner states today took stock of the situation.

Water level in Bhakra, Pong dams zooms up

Heavy rainfall has alarmingly increased the water level in Himachal Pradesh`s Pong and Bhakra dams, officials said on Tuesday.

Now GPS to monitor winged visitors to Himachal

The bar-headed goose, the ruddy shell duck and the mallard, all winter visitors to Himachal Pradesh`s Pong Dam wetlands, are about to find themselves tailed - with the global positioning system (GPS).

Record numbers of migratory birds to flock Pong Dam lake

Bringing delight to bird-watchers, over 1.5 lakh exotic winged visitors are
expected to flock the Pong Dam lake in Himachal Pradesh this year.

Water in Himachal`s Pong dam to rise again

The water level at Himachal Pradesh`s Pong dam would Thursday rise again marginally due to discharge of excess water from another dam located upstream but there is no threat of flood due to it, an official said.

Water inflow into Himachal`s Pong dam rises again

The inflow of water into Himachal Pradesh`s Pong dam again increased marginally Monday due to rainfall.

Spillways opened as water in Pong Dam crosses danger mark

The BBMB authorities today opened the spillways Pong Dam in
Himachal Pradesh as a precaution after the water level in the
dam crossed the danger mark but authorities ruled out flood
threat to lower riparian areas.

40,000 bar-headed geese roosting in Himachal now

Himachal Pradesh`s Pong Dam wetlands in Kangra district is home to two-thirds of the global population of the migratory bar-headed geese these days, wildlife officials say.