Live storage, water levels and rainfall data for Mumbai Lakes [27 Oct 2021]

Last Modified: Thu Nov 11 2021 07:04:21 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 96.01%
    Combined live storage across all lakes compared to 94.52% same time last year. 1,389,490 million litres - Live storage as at 6 am 27 Oct 2021. [Annual requirement: 1,447,363 million litres, Total capacity: 1,778,000 million litres]
  • 361
    Number of days of supply left in all lakes combined (@ 3,850 million litres BMC supplies to city each day as against a need of 4,200 million litres).
  • 695,637 million litres
    भातसा / Bhatsa. At 97.02% of its live storage capacity of 717,037 million litres, compared to 97.55% at the same time last year. Today's rainfall: mm. Total rainfall since 01 Jun: 3,136 mm. ~45% rise in storage over a 8 day period of 20 to 27 Jul! Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 48%. Nearly 70% of water in the dam is meant for Mumbai.
  • 226,083 million litres
    Upper Vaitarna. At 99.58% of its live storage capacity of 227,047 million litres, compared to 99.58% at the same time last year. Today's rainfall: mm. Total rainfall since 01 Jun: 2,635 mm. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 16%.
  • 191,648 million litres
    Middle Vaitarna. At 99.03% of its live storage capacity of 193,530 million litres, compared to 97.44% at the same time last year. Today's rainfall: mm. Total rainfall since 01 Jun: 2,722 mm. ~58% rise in storage in last 10 days! Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 12%.
  • 106,373 million litres
    मोडकसागर / Modak Sagar.. At 82.51% of its live storage capacity of 128,925 million litres, compared to 67.52% at the same time last year. Today's rainfall: mm. Total rainfall since 01 Jun: 3,582 mm. ~74% rise in storage in 4 days, 19 Jul - 22 Jul! 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 on 22 Jul.
  • 135,771 million litres
    तानसा / Tansa. At 93.58% of its live storage capacity of 145,080 million litres, compared to 90.76% at the same time last year. Today's rainfall: mm. Total rainfall since 01 Jun: 3,137 mm. ~62% rise in storage in 4 days, 19 Jul - 22 Jul! Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 10%. First overflow of the season on 22 Jul.
  • 7,553 million litres
    Tulsi. At 93.87% of its live storage capacity of 8,046 million litres, compared to 96.58% at the same time last year. Today's rainfall: mm. Total rainfall since 01 Jun: 5,087 mm. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 2%. First overflow of the season at 11 am on 16 Jul.
  • 26,061 million litres
    Vihar. At 94.09% of its live storage capacity of 27,698 million litres, compared to 98.98% at the same time last year. Today's rainfall: mm. Total rainfall since 01 Jun: 3,429 mm. Lake's share of water to Mumbai: 1%. First overflow of the season at 9 am on 18 Jul.
  • 3,800 million litres
    Volume of water the BMC supplies to the city and its suburbs every day.
  • 233,070 million litres
    Barvi. At 100.00% of its live storage capacity of 233,070 million litres, compared to 100.00% 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 :-)). Data as on 06 Sep.
  • 01 Jul
    Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) unlikely to announce water cuts given water supply combined live storage across all lakes on 01 Jul was at 18.28% compared to 8.18% same time last year.
  • 16 Jul
    “For a week now, cumulative water available in the seven lakes has not increased, and remains at about 17%. The catchment area has not received sufficient rainfall. We will observe the lake levels closely for the next two-three days, and then decide the future course of action for the remaining year. A decision about whether to impose a water cut will be taken after this.” - Ajay Rathor, chief engineer of BMC’s hydraulics department. As reported by Hindustan Times | Eeshanpriya.
  • 07 Oct
    "The monsoon is yet to officially withdraw and there are chances of more rainfall, due to which we have not taken an annual meeting yet. But looking at the situation, it is clear that Mumbai will not have any water cuts this year.” - Ajay Rathore, chief engineer of BMC’s hydraulics department