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Good news! Water level in Mumbai's seven lakes rise to 70.05 percent on July 28

10:59 AM Jul 28, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

The water level in the seven lakes that supply water to Mumbai has jumped to 70.05 percent on Wednesday. The water level in the lakes was 32.69% this time last year.

The lakes and dam reservoirs that supply drinking water to Mumbai are Tulsi, Tansa, Vihar, Bhatsa, Modak Sagar, Upper Vaitarna, and Middle Vaitarna.

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According to data shared by BMC, the seven lakes have 10,13,870 million litres of water or 70.05% as recorded on Wednesday, against the full capacity, which is around 14.47 lakh million litres. Last year, during the same time, water stock was at 32.69% with 4,73,113 million litres, while in 2019 the water stock was 75.25% with 10,89,154 million litres.

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Two key sources of potable water for Mumbai - Tansa and Modak Sagar lakes - started overflowing last week, the city civic body said.

The water level in Tansa is at 99.10 percent, as per the latest update.

At Modak Sagar, 100% of water stock is available, Middle Vaitarna 68.42%, Upper Vaitarna has 48.09%, Bhatsa 64.69%, Vihar 100% and Tulsi has 100% of useful water level.

With this, three lakes that provide drinking water to the metropolis are now almost filled to their capacity.

Check detailed water level here:

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