Live storage and water levels in Mumbai Lakes [31 May 2020]

Last Modified: Tue Jun 02 2020 07:17:11 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 303,000 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]. Data as on 21 May.
  • 471,390 million litres
    भातसा / Bhatsa. At 50% of its live storage capacity of 942,000 million litres, compared to 30% 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.“ Data as on 16 Apr.
  • 91,580 million litres
    Upper Vaitarna. At 27% of its live storage capacity of 331,000 million litres, compared to 16% at the same time last year. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 16%. Data as on 29 May.
  • 37,650 million litres
    Middle Vaitarna. At 19% of its live storage capacity of 194,000 million litres, compared to 18% at the same time last year. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 12%. Data as on 29 May.
  • 100,480 million litres
    मोडकसागर / Modak Sagar. At 57% of its maximum capacity of 175,000 million litres, compared to 51% 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 29 May.
  • 50,990 million litres
    तानसा / Tansa. At 29% of its live storage capacity of 173,000 million litres, compared to 24% at the same time last year. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 10%. Data as on 29 May.
  • 40,046 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. BMC has been supplying the same quantity of water even during the COVID-19 lockdown indicating increased usage for domestic and residential purposed in light of increased personal hygiene practices as well as added stay-at-home demands - from running tap water to wash germs off fruits and vegetables to continuous rinsing of hands with soap followed by several rounds of bathing, laundry, cooking and cleaning - had perhaps led to increased water usage and subsequent depletion.