Six Out 9 Major Dams In Marathwada Reel Under Water Shortage
Friday, October 4, 2019, 8:40 PM
As many as six out of nine major dams that supply water to urban and rural areas in Maharashtra's drought-prone Marathwada region continue to face shortage, the data released by the irrigation department stated on Friday. According to the irrigation department's latest report, major projects in the region are in a slightly better position with 56.47% storage, compared 30.49% last year.
Water Levels Drop To 19 Per Cent As Maharashtra Battles Drought, Again
Monday, May 6, 2019, 7:36 AM
Water reserves across Maharashtra have plummeted to alarming levels below 19 per cent, which is a drop of 11.5 per cent over last year leading to a fourth drought since 2014. However, this could be the worst yet given that the number of water tankers used in the last-week of April is the highest since the BJP took charge after the 2014 Assembly polls.