Irrigation projects that Parbhani district depends on for water for domestic use and irrigation purposes - these are Yeldari, Lower Dudhana, Karpara and Masoli. The 2 major sources - Dudhana Dam and Majalgaon Dam - are at zero levels of their respective live capacities. (Click/Tap here for water levels in dams in Marathwada region).
of an estimated population of 300,000 are currently dependent on water supplied by tankers.
? million litres
Water needs of Parbhani city each day. But authorities are able to provide just ? MLD of water.
Rainfall deficit in 2018, according to the India Meteorological Department. The district gets an annual average rainfall of ? mm. It received around ? mm rainfall during the 2018 monsoon. Insufficient rains have meant inadequate recharge of groundwater and other sources.
1 in 15 days
Frequency of water supply as reported on 07 Apr 2019.
Number of tankers pressed into service to supply drinking water in the district.
Number of tankers deployed in 14 villages and 7 hamlets in Palam taluka.
Number of tankers deployed in 16 villages in Jintur taluka.
Number of tankers deployed in 11 villages in Purna taluka.