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Mumbai: Water stock in seven reservoirs rise to 93.03 per cent

Updated on: 12 August,2022 10:50 AM IST  |  Mumbai
mid-day online correspondent |

The city draws water from Tulsi, Tansa, Vihar, Bhatsa, Modak Sagar, Upper Vaitarna and Middle Vaitarna

Mumbai: Water stock in seven reservoirs rise to 93.03 per cent

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The seven lakes that provide drinking water to Mumbai have 13,46,422 million litres of water or 93.03 per cent of the total capacity of 14,47,363 lakh million litres, according to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday. The water level in the lakes was 79.95 per cent this time last year.


The city draws water from Tulsi, Tansa, Vihar, Bhatsa, Modak Sagar, Upper Vaitarna and Middle Vaitarna.

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The water level in Tansa is 99.76 per cent full, Modak Sagar is at 100 per cent. Middle Vaitarna has 95.82 per cent, Upper Vaitarna has 87.79 per cent, Bhatsa 90.98 per cent, Vehar 100 and Tulsi has 100 per cent of useful water level.

Last year, during the same time, water stock was at 79.45 per cent with 11,49,971 million litres, while in 2020 the water stock was 5,39,308 million litres.

 

 

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