Himayat Sagar, Osman Sagar: No significant impact on water levels despite rains

Hyderabad(Hyd): In spite of heavy rainfall, no substantial effect has been seen on the water levels in Himayat Sagar & Osman Sagar.

Himayat Sagar

Within the lake, the water level rised by 1.350 ft only. Presently, the level is 1747.10 ft where as, the complete tank level is 1763.50 ft.

Water level rises in Himayat Sagar

Osman Sagar

Rainfall managed to rise the water level within the lake by 2.250 ft only. Presently, the level within the lake is 1761 ft where as, the complete tank level is 1790 ft.


These water bodies have been once a main source of freshwater for locals of Hyderabad(Hyd). Though Himayat Sagar is still the source of freshwater supply for the locals, the supply from Osman Sagar has been suspended.

Daily, Mir Alam Filter is getting six MGD (Mln Gallons per Day) of water from Himayat Sagar.

Rainfall in Hyderabad(Hyd)

Just recently, heavy rains lashed multiple parts of Hyderabad(Hyd), inundating low-lying regions, flooding roads & throwing vehicular traffic out of gear.

The roads have been changed cesspools. The heavy downpour caused long traffic snarls.

In some of the places like Shaikhpet & Attapur, cars have been submerged awhile quite a few two-wheelers washed far away.

Roads have been flooded in busy posh regions like Banjara Hills & Jubilee Hills & commercial centers like Ameerpet, Koti, Dilsukhnagar, LB Nagar, Abids, Basheerbagh, Begumpet, Khairatabad & Secunderabad.