Water release from Grand Anaicut today

Thanjavur Oct. 10. Water will be released from the Grand Anaicut at 10.30 a.m. tomorrow for samba cultivation in the delta districts, according to G. Lakshmi Kanthan, PWD Superintending Engineer, Thanjavur circle.

The District Collectors of Thanjavur, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam will participate in a function. Water would be released into Cauvery, Vennar and Grand Anaicut canal systems from the Grand Anaicut. The quantum to be released into each system is yet to be decided. However, the drawal from Mettur dam will continue to be 18,000 cusecs.