Mumbai cops book six people for stealing water worth Rs 73 crore over 11 years

Hindustan Times | Oct 17, 2019 at 5:31 AM
  • In probably a first for Maharashtra, police have booked six people for theft of groundwater over a period of 11 years from two illegal wells at Kalbadevi in south Mumbai, officials said on Wednesday.
  • An average person in an Indian city has access to just 69 litres of water per day against the requirement of 135 litres a day.
  • Of Chennai’s total requirement of 830 MLD (million litres a day) water, the Chennai Metro Water Supply and Sewage Board(CMWSSB) was able to supply only about 525 MLD during the worst days of the crisis.