SC CAUVERY CHRONOLOGY (continued)
NOVEMBER 18, 2015: Karnataka objects to TN’s plea to release Cauvery water. Karnataka government tells SC that TN’s demand for release of 45.32 tmcft of Cauvery water proceeds from a wholly erroneous premise that the water year of 2015-16 in the Cauvery basin is a “normal year” and not a “distress year”.
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016: SC asks Karnataka to consider taking steps to release Cauvery water to TN.
SEPTEMBER 5: SC directs Karnataka to release 15,000 cusecs of Cauvery water per day to TN for next 10 days.
SEPTEMBER 7: Karnataka begins releasing Cauvery water to TN as per SC order.
SEPTEMBER 11: Karnataka files plea to modify SC order directing it to share water with TN.
SEPTEMBER 12: SC refuses plea by Karnataka to freeze the September 5 order. SC, however, reduces the quantum of daily water release ordered earlier, from 15,000 cusecs to 12,000 cusecs.
SEPTEMBER 19: CSC orders Karnataka to release 3,000 cubic feet of water per second (cusecs) for the rest of the month.