Electric supply from Mangla Dam restored after earthquake shocks
The power supply has been restored after Mangla Dam reportedly lost 900 MW.
ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - The power supply has been restored after Mangla Dam reportedly lost 900 megawatts worth of power after a powerful earthquake hit Pakistan s northern areas.
Spokes person of Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) said the earthquake did not impact the Mangla Dam or its powerhouse according to an initial observation and that both were safe.
Data from the systems installed in the Mangla Dam and its powerhouse was being gathered, the WAPDA spokesperson added, noting that the earthquake, however, ended up dirtying water in Mangla Lake.
The spokes said the power supply to national grid has been restored now after a short shutdown.
On the other hand IRSA in a statement said that water flow at Mangla Dam has been reduced, adding that such decisions are made to ensure safety measures.