Water Watch: Water supply in Parbhani, Maharashtra

Last Modified: Thu Jun 20 2019 09:08:32 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 4
    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).
  • 70%
    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.
  • 33%
    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.
  • 97
    Number of tankers pressed into service to supply drinking water in the district.
  • 23
    Number of tankers deployed in 14 villages and 7 hamlets in Palam taluka.
  • 16
    Number of tankers deployed in 16 villages in Jintur taluka.
  • 14
    Number of tankers deployed in 11 villages in Purna taluka.