50.95 per cent of the water has been stored in 207 important water projects in the state due to rains in the state. In which the Sardar Sarovar Dam scheme, the lifeblood of the state, has 1,75,087 MCFT of water storage, which is 52.41 per cent of the total water storage capacity.
According to the reports received by the Flood Cell of the State Water Resources Department, 3,12,325 MCFT or 55.95 per cent of the total water storage capacity have been stored in the 206 reservoirs of the state.
How much water storage in how many reservoirs
As per the water supply department, 29 reservoirs have more than 100 Percent water storage. The state’s 42 reservoirs have between 70 per cent and 100 per cent water storage. 30 reservoirs (including Sardar Sarovar) have 25 per cent to 50 per cent water storage. 61 reservoirs have less than 25 per cent water storage. Which includes 15 reservoirs of North Gujarat, 17 reservoirs of Central Gujarat, 13 reservoirs of South Gujarat, 20 reservoirs of Kutch, and 141 reservoirs of Saurashtra.
It should be noted that the state has 29 reservoirs with more than 100 per cent water storage and 17 reservoirs with 90 per cent to 100 per cent water storage that is on high alert as a result of the rains. While 12 reservoirs with 80 to 90 per cent water storage are on alert, 12 reservoirs with 70 to 80 per cent water storage have been issued a general warning.
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