Live storage, water levels and rainfall data for Mumbai Lakes [31 Aug 2020]

Last Modified: Tue Sep 01 2020 14:05:52 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 96.06%
    Combined live storage across all lakes compared to 95% same time last year. 1,390,404 million litres - Live storage as at 6 am 31 Aug 2020. [Annual requirement: 1,447,363 million litres, Total capacity: 1,778,000 million litres]
  • 365
    Number of days of supply left in all lakes combined (@ 3,800 million litres BMC supplies to city each day).
  • 693,168 million litres
    भातसा / Bhatsa. At 96% of its live storage capacity of 717,037 million litres, compared to 98% at the same time last year. Today's Rainfall: 35 mm. Total Rainfall since 01 Jun: 2,419 mm. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 48%. Nearly 70% of water in the dam is meant for Mumbai.
  • 211,618 million litres
    Upper Vaitarna. At 93% of its live storage capacity of 227,047 million litres, compared to 92% at the same time last year. Today's Rainfall: 90 mm. Total Rainfall since 01 Jun: 2,200 mm. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 16%.
  • 177,063 million litres
    Middle Vaitarna. At 91% of its live storage capacity of 193,530 million litres, compared to 98% at the same time last year. Today's Rainfall: 92 mm. Total Rainfall since 01 Jun: 2,387 mm.Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 12%.
  • 128,925 million litres
    मोडकसागर / Modak Sagar. At 100% of its maximum capacity of 128,925 million litres, compared to 94% at the same time last year. Today's Rainfall: 83 mm. Total Rainfall since 01 Jun: 2,233 mm. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 11%. The city sources 440 million litres of water each day from the lake. First overflow of the season at 9.24 pm on 18 Aug,
  • 143,887 million litres
    तानसा / Tansa. At 99% of its live storage capacity of 145,080 million litres, compared to 99% at the same time last year. Today's Rainfall: 35 mm. Total Rainfall since 01 Jun: 1,931 mm. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 10%. First overflow of the season at 7:05 pm 20 Aug.
  • 8,046 million litres
    Tulsi. At 100% of its live storage capacity of 8,046 million litres, compared to 100% at the same time last year. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 2%. Today's Rainfall: 59 mm. Total Rainfall since 01 Jun: 3,713 mm. The lake overflowed for the first time this season at 12 noon on 27 Jul.
  • 27,698 million litres
    Vihar. At 100% of its live storage capacity of 34,825 million litres, compared to 100% at the same time last year. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 1%. Today's Rainfall: 45 mm. Total Rainfall since 01 Jun: 2,981 mm. The lake overflowed for the first time this season at 10 pm on 05 Aug.
  • 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 purposes 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.
  • 23 Jul
    Mid Day reports BMC considering a 10% - 15% cut soon. A BMC official told Mid Day, "It is not raining around the dams. We cannot rely on the current water stock. The proposal of water cut is in process at the Hydraulic Department level and will be sent for consideration to higher authorities."
  • 20%
    Water cut effective 01 Aug. BMC Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal said the city will face these cuts as the catchment areas of Thane and Nashik have received poor rainfall - Mumbai Mirror report.
  • 10%
    BMC announces reduction in water cuts, given combined storage in lakes is now > 85%. The relaxation will be effective 21 Aug.
  • 233,600 million litres
    Barvi. At 100% of its live storage capacity of 234,710 million litres, compared to 100% at the same time last year. The water from Barvi dam is supplied to Thane, Kalyan-Dombivli, Ulhasnagar, Mira- Bhayander, Bhiwandi and Navi Mumbai. (This entry as included as part of Mumbai lakes on popular demand :-)).
  • 29 Aug
    BMC withdraws water cut as storage levels cross 95%. बृहन्मुंबई महानगरपालिका क्षेत्रात ५ ऑगस्ट पासून लागू असलेली पाणीकपात मागे घेण्यात येत आहे. २९ ऑगस्ट पासून महापालिका क्षेत्राला नियमित पाणीपुरवठा करण्यात येईल. पावसामुळे महापालिका क्षेत्राला पाणीपुरवठा करणाऱ्या तलावांच्या जलसाठ्यात लक्षणीय वाढ झाल्यामुळे हा निर्णय घेण्यात आला आहे.