Water scarcity will remain in Delhi for next 4-5 days, Jal Board stated this reason

There will be a scarcity of water in Delhi for the next four-five days. The Delhi Jal Board mentioned on Sunday that the Upper Ganga Canal would remain closed for the next four-five days for annual upkeep, affecting the water provide in many areas of the capital.


The Ganga Canal provides 270 million gallons (MGD) of water a day in Delhi. Of this, 120 MGD of water goes to the Bhagirathi plant for therapy, whereas 150 MGD of water goes to the Sonia Vihar plant. The water being handled at Bhagirathi and Sonia Vihar crops is provided to East Delhi and South Delhi areas.

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The Water Board stated that the water movement has been decreased because of the closure of the Upper Ganga Canal for annual upkeep. This could have an effect on water therapy in the Bhagirathi and Sonia Vihar crops.

A board official mentioned that Yamuna’s water degree can be low. He mentioned that water will be out there with much less stress for the next three-four days until the state of affairs improves. He mentioned that areas of South Delhi, East Delhi, North East Delhi and NDMC may very well be affected.

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