The water level in the seven lakes that supply water to Mumbai has crossed 98.82 percent on Thursday. The water level in the lakes was 98.81 percent 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.
According to data shared by BMC, the seven lakes have 14,30,337 million litres of water or 98.82 percent on Thursday, against the full capacity, which is around 14.47 lakh million litres. Last year, during the same time, water stock was at 98.81 percent, while in 2019 the water stock was 98.59 percent.
Two key sources of potable water for Mumbai - Tansa and Modak Sagar lakes - started overflowing on July 22nd, the city civic body said. While Vihar, and Tulsi lake overflowed on July 18th and 16th respectively. On 11 September, 5 gates of Bhatsa lake were opened.
The water level in Tansa is at 99.02 percent, as per the latest update.
At Modak Sagar, 100 percent of water stock is available, Middle Vaitarna 95.95 percent, Upper Vaitarna has 99.36 percent, Bhatsa 99.12 percent, Vihar 100 per cent and Tulsi has 100 per cent of useful water level.
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