Cauvery Water Authority Directs Karnataka to Release Water When Inflows Increase

The Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA), on Tuesday, directed the release of 9.19 tmcft and 31.24 tmcft of water for the month of June and July to Tamil Nadu, which is suffering one of its worst dry spells and acute shortage of drinking water as well. However, the water will be released when there is sufficient rains and increased inflows into the reservo more