Improvement of groundwater levels in drought-prone Rayalaseema is higher than that in coastal areas of State
He urged Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar to release more raw water into the Yamuna so that sufficient drinking water is available for the national capital.
It aims to create a reservoir between Palla and Wazirabad in Delhi to deal with water shortage in the capital.
Thiru-vi-ka Nagar zone saw the highest increase in groundwater table (2.66m). While groundwater was available at a depth of 5.22m in October, it now can be found at a depth of 2.56m.
The rising water level in the Idukki dam (it was 2,394.36 feet on Sunday) has triggered fear among the people in the downstream areas.
The KSEB is monitoring the situation and has worked out the modalities of opening the shutters before the water level reaches 2400 ft.