Water Watch: Water levels in Mumbai Lakes [31 Oct 2019]

Last Modified: Mon Nov 11 2019 02:46:10 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 1,731,000 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].
  • 924,000 million litres
    Bhatsa. At 98% of its live storage capacity of 942,000 million litres, compared to 85% 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.“
  • 327,000 million litres
    Upper Vaitarna. At 99% of its live storage capacity of 331,000 million litres, compared to 97% at the same time last year. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 16%. Please note: Data as on 23 Sep.
  • 190,000 million litres
    Middle Vaitarna. At 98% of its live storage capacity of 194,000 million litres, compared to 91% at the same time last year. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 12%. Data as on 23 Sep 2019.
  • 175,000 million litres
    Modak Sagar. At 100% of its maximum capacity of 175,000 million litres, compared to 80% 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. Data as on 23 Sep 2019.
  • 170,450 million litres
    Tansa. At 99% of its live storage capacity of 173,000 million litres, compared to 91% at the same time last year. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 10%. Data as on 23 Sep 2019.
  • 8,046 million litres
    Tulsi. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 2%
  • 15,837 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 2018. 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. This has been rolled back and normal supply resumed effective 20 Jul 2019.