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Delhi water crisis UPSC NOTE

 Why in news

  • The Delhi government is about to move to the Supreme Court against Haryana for not releasing the national capital’s share of Yamuna water, which has led to a crisis in the city

Water Crisis in Delhi

  • Usually, water released by Haryana into the Yamuna enters Delhi in Palla

  • It is processed at water treatment plants in Wazirabad, Chandrawal, and Okhla, which supply water across the city.

  • The Delhi government implemented emergency measures to tackle the crippling water crisis in the national capital amid a record-breaking heatwave. 

  • In the wake of the water shortage, the Delhi government has directed the Delhi Jal Board to take action against water wastage and impose a fine of ₹2,000 against the violators


  • The Yamuna River is one of the major tributaries of the Ganges in Northern India.

  • It forms an integral part of the Yamuna-Ganga Plain, one of the world's most extensive alluvial plains.

  • It has its source in the Yamunotri Glacier at an elevation of 6,387 meters on the southwestern sides of Banderpooch crests in the lower Himalayan ranges.

  • It meets the Ganges at the Sangam (where Kumbh mela is held) in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh after flowing through Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Delhi.

  • Important Dam: Lakhwar-Vyasi Dam (Uttarakhand), Tajewala Barrage Dam (Haryana) etc.

  • Important Tributaries: Chambal, Sindh, Tons, Betwa and Ken.



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