Maharashtra may not have water crisis this year as most dams fill to capacitySep 21, 2017, 10:22 IST
Water levels in Mumbai lakes on July 26, 2017mid-day online correspondentMumbaiJul 27, 2017, 08:20 IST
There are 7 lakes that supply water to Mumbai. They are Bhatsa Lake (built in 1983), Upper Vaitarna (built in 1973), Middle Vaitarna (built in 2012), Tansa Lake (built in 1925), ModakSagar Lake (built in 1957), Tulsi Lake (built in 1879) and Vihar Lake (built in 1860).
The water treatment plant in Bhandup, India is the largest and oldest in Asia. Tansa and Vaitarna dams supply water to south Mumbai, while the rest supply to the suburbs. An underground tank in Malabar Hills is used to store the water.
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