Water Levels Fell Alarmingly In 75% Wells Over A Decade; Monsoon Was The Saviour Last Year

New Delhi: There has been a substantial fall in groundwater levels in the capital over the past 10 years. In what should ring alarm bells, the Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) said in its report that Delhi is currently withdrawing 0.48 billion cubic metres annually of a safely available 0.28bcm.