Staff Reporter

ERODE: Water will be released in the Kalingarayan canal on Friday till November 15 for irrigation, the District Collector, D. Karthikeyan, told reporters at Kangeyam on Wednesday. He said that the water storage position in the LBP reservoir was satisfactory. He appealed to the farmers to use the water economically and collect quality seeds from agricultural depots.

The desilting work in the Kalingarayan canal was completed on Wednesday.

The farmers of the Kalingarayan ayacut said the canal has water contaminated with sewage. It will take two days to flush out the contaminated water. The water should not be used for domestic purposes for two days.