Groundwater levels in Lucknow

Last Modified: Mon May 27 2019 02:57:38 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 40%
    Percentage of Lucknow's 30 lakh population that is dependent on groundwater, drawn through tube wells and submersible pumps.
  • 5.8 meters
    Below surface - ideal groundwater level according to hydrogeologist RS Sinha.
  • 14 meters
    Below surface - groundwater levels in areas such as Gomtinagar, Indiranagar, Jankipuram, Lalbagh, Jail Road, Vrindavan Colony, Mahanagar, Aliganj, Aminabad, Hazratganj, Triveninagar, Ganeshganj and Naubasta, due to unchecked groundwater use for drinking, agriculture and industrial purpose with little effort to replenish the depleting resources.
  • 32
    Tubewells managed by Jal Sansthan needed to be bored even deeper due to fall in groundwater levels.