Mumbai Lake Levels 2020 – Mumbai Receives Highest Rainfall
Due to Mumbai Lake Levels 2020, people have faced many problems. The rain has also killed many people. At the same time, the water level of the lakes supplying a million liters of water in Mumbai has increased significantly.
Mumbai Lake levels close to 94%, water cut may end soon
The seven lakes that supply water to Mumbai had reserves of 1.73 lakh million liters till July 4. Since June 27, the lakes have received more than one million million liters of water. BMC had imposed this situation a little better. Even after this, the people of Mumbai are facing water cuts.
Live storage, water levels, and rainfall data for Mumbai Lake Levels
According to the data available with the Department of Hydraulic Engineering, the present water reserves are 12.02 percent of the full capacity of the lakes. Officials said that the catchment area of the lakes is not raining very well. In the last one week, the Wehr and Tulsi lakes in Sanjay Gandhi National Park have received 1,158 mm and 1,496 mm more rain respectively. According to the civic body, the water level of Tulsi is 137.11 meters and that of Wehr is 76.54 meters, while their full capacity is 139.17 meters and 80.12 meters respectively.
On the other hand, Mumbai is currently facing a 10 percent water cut and has been undergoing a 15 percent reduction in the supply period since time last year November. The water was cut after the lake level dropped due to insufficient rainfall. According to the reports, to reconsider the water reduction in Mumbai, the lakes should have about 23 percent water stock.
Only 22.54% of water deposits in the state
Half the monsoon has passed, but only 22.54 percent of the water has been stored in the state’s lakes and dams, compared to 37.32 percent water in the same period last year. According to the state water resources department, the worst situation is in Vidarbha and Marathwada. Only 8.38 percent of the water has been stored in Vidarbha and 0.78 percent in the entire Marathwada, as the monsoon rains in these two areas have been very less.
The condition of water in the two large dams of Marathwada is Nathsagar and Terna. In Nathsagar, only 0.9 percent of water is stored and the water level in Terna is still quite low. Whereas last year they had 22.07 and 42.18 percent water deposits respectively. Only 17.06 percent of water is stored in the reservoirs of North Maharashtra. The situation is satisfactory only in Western Maharashtra and Konkan. Western Maharashtra has 35 percent water reservoirs and Konkan 56.34 percent water stock.
The five lakes in Nashik and neighboring districts
Modak Sagar, Tansa, Upper Vaitaran, Madhya Vaitarana, and Bhatsa. Tulsi and Vihar, the two smallest lakes situated in Mumbai, have fewer water reserves than last year due to less rainfall. Tulsi and Vihar have a storage capacity of 8,046 million liters and 27,698 million liters respectively. As of Sunday morning, he received a stock of 4,433 million liters and 12,336 million liters of water. Whereas, they had 7,739 million liters and 13,589 million liters of reservoirs respectively during the same period last year.
The water stock of the city is continuously increasing and has almost caught up with the amount recorded at the same time last year. The seven lakes collectively had 5.47 lakh million liters of water on Thursday, while they had 5.8 lakh million liters last year. Except for Vihara Lake, which received 25 mm and 87 in Tulsi, all other lakes received more than 100 mm of rainfall on Wednesday. Hui. After the recent heavy rains, the Tulsi lake is 97 percent full, while the modal ocean is 72 percent full. Civic officials said the 10 percent water reduction introduced in November last year would still remain at least until the lakes are filled in sufficient quantities.
Mumbai Lake levels rise in lakes, BMC withdraws water cut in Mumbai
An official spokesperson of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said that the seven lakes and reservoirs that supply drinking water to Mumbai have almost been filled and these reservoirs have had the maximum storage in the last three years. This year, Mumbai has 14.47 lakh million (ml) of water (90 percent) available, compared to 12 lakh million liters (84 percent) in 2018 and 1,255,992 ml (87 percent) in 2017.
Although storage is still down about 10 percent this year, as the capacity of the lakes is 1,447,363 milliliters, officials expect it to be filled in the next few days of rain. BMC says that water supply to Mumbai can be done by September 2020 without any cuts.
Last year, BMC had cut an unprecedented 10 percent water cut from mid-November 2018, in view of the low rainfall in Mumbai and the depleting water in these seven lakes.
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Mumbai Lake levels today 2020
The current water levels in the lakes – reservoirs on Monday are as follows – Upper Vaitarna 602.60 m (603.51 full level), Middle Vaitarna 282.20 m (285 FL), Modak Sagar 163.31 (163.13 FL), and Tansa 128.66 m (128.63 FL). Bhatsa – 138.34 m (142.07 FL) Tulsi Lake 139.39 m (139.17 FL).
By – TripyIndia