Sources of water supply for Dehradun city

Last Modified: Fri Jun 26 2020 06:11:08 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 5
    Number of sources of surface water including Kolhukhet spring; Mausifali; Bandalriver; Kalagad-Negligible discharge and Bijapur canal. Collectively 30.80 MLD can be drawn from these sources.
  • 192
    Number of major and mini tubewells used to extract ground water which currently constitutes 90% of water supply to the city. Of these 178 are managed by Uttarakhand Jal Sansthan (UJS), 14 by Uttrakhand Jal Nigam, and about 40 more under other establishments. The combined installed capacity of these tube wells is 226.88 MLD for the urban city.
  • 150.66 MLD
    Water extracted for consumption - 25.86 MLD of surface water and 124.8 MLD of ground water - even though 257.68 MLD is available. (MLD = Million Litres a Day)
  • 20 MLD
    Water that can be extracted from Mausifali.
  • 10 MLD
    Water that can be extracted from Bijapur Canal.
  • 6.75 MLD
    Water that can be drawn from Bandal river.
  • 1.20 MLD
    Water that can be drawn from Kolhukhet spring.
  • 0.85 MLD
    Water that can be extracted from Kalagad spring.