The seven lakes that supply drinking water to Mumbai are 96.91 per cent full and have 1,402,616 million litres (ML) of water stock as on August 22, against a total capacity of 14,47,363 ML.
The water stock of the seven lakes is at its highest on August 22 in the past two years. On August 22 in 2021, the seven lakes had 86.86 per cent water stock or 1,257,251 ML and on August 22 in 2020, they had 92.38 per cent water stock or 1,337,089 ML.
These lakes are Upper Vaitarna, Modak Sagar, Tansa, Middle Vaitarna, Bhatsa, Vehar and Tulsi, located either in Mumbai at Sanjay Gandhi National Park or neighbouring districts of Thane and Palghar. In the past 24 hours, the catchment areas of the seven lakes has collectively received 59 mm of rain.