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The state cabinet on Monday gave its nod of revised administrative approval (RAA) to five irrigation projects worth ₹6,203 crore.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Cabinet approves cost hike for five irrigation projects worth Rs 6,000 crore

Mumbai | By Surendra Gangan
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 11:33 PM IST
The current ruling dispensation, however, has claimed that it has set specific parameters for granting such RAAs and they will be given to only those projects nearing completion.
Deficient rainfall last year has led to water shortfall in the catchment areas this year(HT Photo)
Deficient rainfall last year has led to water shortfall in the catchment areas this year(HT Photo)

BMC mulls 5% increase in water cuts to 15% across Mumbai from May

Hindustan Times | By Steffy Thevar
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2019 04:11 AM IST
The final decision on increasing the quantum of water cuts may be taken at the end of April
The BMC is likely to impose a water cut in Mumbai after Diwali.
The BMC is likely to impose a water cut in Mumbai after Diwali.

Mumbaiites face threat of water cut after Diwali

Hindustan Times | By Eeshanpriya M S
PUBLISHED ON OCT 27, 2018 12:30 AM IST
Lakes, dams that supply water to city have reserves to last only another 283 days
The stock available in the seven lakes that supply water to the city is 90.78%, sufficient to last 304 days, as opposed to the 335-day stock needed to ensure there are no water cuts till the next monsoon.(HT FILE)
The stock available in the seven lakes that supply water to the city is 90.78%, sufficient to last 304 days, as opposed to the 335-day stock needed to ensure there are no water cuts till the next monsoon.(HT FILE)

Mumbai got 8% less water this monsoon

Hindustan Times | By Steffy Thevar
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2018 12:44 AM IST
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is now looking at the measures to be taken – getting water from other source or imposing water cuts – in the coming months
The Modak Sagar is 99.9% full.(HT FIL)
The Modak Sagar is 99.9% full.(HT FIL)

No water cuts? Rain ensures lakes supplying water to Mumbai are 95% full

Hindustan Times | By Steffy Thevar
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2018 09:42 AM IST
Stock will last 285 days, instead of ideal 335 days; three lakes are overflowing
The city needs 14.47 lakh million litres of water at the end of the monsoon to ensure there are no water cuts.(HT Photo/Representational Image)
The city needs 14.47 lakh million litres of water at the end of the monsoon to ensure there are no water cuts.(HT Photo/Representational Image)

Mumbai has 83% water stock in dams, 3 of 7 lakes overflow

Hindustan Times | By Sanjana Bhalerao
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2018 12:33 AM IST
The water stock on Monday was 12,05,597 million litres, compared to 12,51,102 million litres on July 15 last year.
The useful water content at Tansa lake is 19,779 million litres as of June 18, 2018.(HT File)
The useful water content at Tansa lake is 19,779 million litres as of June 18, 2018.(HT File)

Mumbai’s water stock will last only another 56 days, but no cuts yet

Hindustan Times | By Sanjana Bhalerao
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2018 11:16 AM IST
The city requires 4,200 million litres of water daily (MLD), of which the BMC supplies 3,800 MLD.
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