As for tanks under the Tamirabarani division, the level in 75 tanks attained 75 %, 38 tanks between 50 % and 75 % and 14 tanks with storage level of 25 % to 50 %.
Twenty-three tanks under limits of panchayat unions reached their maximum level, 33 tanks recorded above 75 % and 114 tanks between 50 % and 75 %.
Besides, water storage was up between 50 % and 75 % in 49 tanks and between 25 % and 50 % in 23 tanks.
The average annual rainfall is 662 mm and the district has recorded 18 % deficit rainfall, according to Collector N. Venkatesh.
While level in 25 tanks under the control of Public Works Department (PWD) reached its maximum, it was above 75 % in 126 other tanks of PWD.
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