Water Watch: Water levels in Mumbai Lakes [30 Jun 2019]

Last Modified: Tue Jul 02 2019 06:46:42 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 381,000 million litres
    Live storage as on last date of update (not counting Tulsi and Vihar). Annual requirement: 1,447,363 million litres, Total capacity: 1,778,000 million litres].
  • 228,000 million litres
    Bhatsa. At 24% of its live storage capacity of 942,000 million litres, compared to 36% at the same time last year. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 48%. Nearly 70% of water in the dam is meant for Mumbai. Every day, 2,100 million litres of water is supplied to Mumbai. Nearly 200 million litres is meant for Thane Municipal Corporation. Some villages also get water. Nearly 200,000 million litres of water, out of the 942,000 million litres is meant for irrigation purposes - Yogesh Patil, executive engineer of Bhatsa project.“
  • 17,640 million litres
    Upper Vaitarna. At 5.3% of its live storage capacity of 331,000 million litres, compared to 31% at the same time last year. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 16%
  • 33,000 million litres
    Middle Vaitarna. At 17% of its live storage capacity of 194,000 million litres, compared to 25% at the same time last year. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 12%.
  • 77,000 million litres
    Modak Sagar. At 44% of its maximum capacity of 175,000 million litres, compared to 67% at the same time last year. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 11%. The city sources 440 million litres of water each day from the lake.
  • 30,000 million litres
    Tansa. At 17% of its live storage capacity of 173,000 million litres, compared to 35% at the same time last year. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 10%
  • ? million litres
    Tulsi. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 2%
  • ? million litres
    Vihar. At ?% of its live storage capacity of 34,825 million litres. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 1%
  • 3,800 million litres
    Volume of water the BMC supplies to the city and its suburbs every day. However, the actual consumption demand is 4,200 million litres. According to rough estimates, the city loses around 650 million litres of water every single day due to leaking pipes and around 500 million litres every day to theft and pilferage.
  • 10%
    Percentage cut in the amount of water supply effective 15 Nov. In addition, there will 15% reduction in the duration of water supply. Besides Mumbai, the water cut will also be effective in Bhiwandi, Thane and Kalyan regions.