Mumbai Rains: BMC chief halves water cut for Ganesh Chaturthi

Updated: 20 August, 2020 07:19 IST | A correspondent | Mumbai

The BMC is in wait and watch mode, as in 2018, the water levels were high in August but the city faced 10 per cent water cut till the next monsoon as the rain receded in September

A file picture of youngsters enjoying in the water at Powai lake. Only one of the lakes supplying water to the city has overflowed. Pic/Bipin Kokate
A file picture of youngsters enjoying in the water at Powai lake. Only one of the lakes supplying water to the city has overflowed. Pic/Bipin Kokate

Even though water stock in the lakes has gone up to 85 per cent within two weeks, the water cut will continue. However, on the occasion of Ganeshotsav, BMC chief Iqbal Singh Chahal has anounced that the cut would be 10% instead of 20%.

The BMC is in wait and watch mode, as in 2018, the water levels were high in August but the city faced 10 per cent water cut till the next monsoon as the rain receded in September.

Lake levels

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First Published: 20 August, 2020 07:00 IST

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