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Water supply hit in pockets of Delhi as Yamuna levels dip

According to DJB’s summer action plan, the targeted production of the Wazirabad plant is 134 mgd and of the Haiderpur plant is 241 mgd

The Yamuna has started drying up due to extensive heat at Wazirabad in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on May 22, 2024 12:27 AM IST

Jal board banks on groundwater to augment water supply in Delhi

In the absence of external addition to Delhi’s water quota over the recent years, DJB, over the past five years, has been steadily increasing groundwater extraction, raising it from 86 MGD in 2020 to around 135 MGD in 2024

Delhi has a daily demand of 1,290 million gallons per day of water. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 14, 2024 05:06 AM IST

Water shortfall leaves city thirsty, DJB bulletin shows

On Thursday, the water production was 1002.36MGD, which is 46.36MGD more than the capacity. However, DJB received 1,530 complaints, with water and tanker-related complaints accounting for 832 and 91, respectively. Of the 832, 507 (60%) were classified as “no water” (zero water supply) complaints and rest pertained to issues of short supply, low pressure and water contamination

Residents gather to get their fill of water to meet daily needs at Okhla Tekhand. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Updated on May 10, 2024 05:10 AM IST

Delhi Jal Board sets target of 1,000 MGD water supply during summer

The target for last year was 988mgd, but the water utility exceeded its mandate, managing to supply up to 1000mgd to the city on certain days

A reservoir and treatment plant of the Delhi Jal Board in Wazirabad. (ANI)
Updated on May 02, 2024 05:38 AM IST

Over 20,000 illegal borewells in Delhi, DJB tells NGT

More than 12,000 illegal borewells have been sealed since 2021, the water utility said in a submission

The National Green Tribunal in New Delhi. (File)
Updated on Apr 19, 2024 05:50 AM IST
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