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- noun A volumetric unit for measuring the flow of liquids, equal to one cubic foot per second.
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- noun a
measureof the rateof flowof fluid, especially through a pipeline, equal to one cubic footper second
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A cusec is a cubic foot of water flow per second.)
Once the water volume exceeds 150,000 cusec, alert is sounded.
Bangladesh agreed to India withdrawing 1.82 cusec of water from Feni river for drinking water supply schemes, the statement said.
The Prakasam barrage at Vijayawada received a record-breaking 11 lakh cusec water on Monday night and kept all its 70 gates open to discharge the water.
CHANDIGARH: The water level of Ghaggar river has receded to a significant level and the flow of water in Ottu Weir has reduced to 9,000 cusec today as compared to 20,000 cusecs yesterday.
Water flow in the river was 218,610 cusec on Tuesday afternoon, the highest this year.
But the State government has asked for new designs after the recent floods in which the discharge at Prakasam Barrage crossed the 10 lakh-cusec mark.
In his reply, the minister said the chief minister had already asked the Punjab government to release the state's share of 72,248 cusec of water from the Ranjit Sagar Dam.
Meanwhile, 1.25 lakh cusec of water has been released in the river Ganga following about a dozen villages, mostly in Patiali and Soron regions, in Etah district have submerged.
Punjab to release forthwith the State's share of 72,248 cusec-days of