Bantwal, July 07, 2018: Netravathi river is flowing above danger mark following the heavy rains in the region since the past couple of days. Meanwhile, a retaining wall near the Thumbay vented dam has collapsed partially at around 4 am on Saturday and the pump house of the dam is in danger.
The inflow into the AMR dam at Shambhur and Thumbay vented dam has increased. Water is now at 7 feet in the dam. All the sluice gates of the dam except two have been opened.
Presently temporary repair works are underway at the place where the retaining wall has collapsed.