If the water level dropped below 1,153 feet, weed come on surface, and the lake bed will be visible if the water level drops below 1,150 feet.
Earlier last year, on the directions of Punjab and Haryana high court Chandigarh administration pumped 20 million gallons of water per day (MGD) of potable water daily into the lake from January 30 to February 28 last year.
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Fortunately, then the city received a hearty rainfall during monsoons which pushed the water level of Sukhna Lake to highest-ever recorded in recent years. The highest level in recent years was 1,161.9 feet recorded in September 2017. Resultingly, the engineering department did not use water of tubewells to fill the man-made lake during the winter.
Source: Times of India
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