Water level in the Idukki dam was rising at an average of 0.5 ft a day even at the high production level at the Moolamattom power house.
As per the estimate taken on Monday evening, the water level in the dam was 2,396.56 ft against the full reservoir level of 2,403 ft.
Meanwhile, the control room of the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) functioning at its office in Vazhathoppe was shifted to the arch dam. An official of the control room said that every hour the power generation level was being monitored and at 4 p.m. it was 9.66 mu from the morning level of 14.99 mu.
The production increased to the maximum level to keep the water level at the minimum in view of the good inflow.
There was a rainfall of 37.4 mm in the catchment area on Monday.
Meanwhile, the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam slightly declined to 134. 6 ft on Monday with Tamil.Nadu drawing water from it.