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Central Water Commission

(Serving the nation since 1945)

Water Resource Estimation

Water resources in the country: As per the assessment done by CWC in the year 1993, the river basinwise average annual water availability in the country is 1869 billion cubic meters (BCM). It is estimated that owing to topographic, hydrological and other constraints, the utilizable water with conventional approach is 1123 BCM which comprises of 690 BCM of surface water and 433 BCM of replenishable ground water resources. Further, it has been estimated in the year 2009 by CWC that about 450 BCM of surface water is being utilized for various purposes. The river basinwise average annual water resources potential and the utilizable surface water resources in the country river basin wise
Reservoir Resource Estimation

Reassessment brief note

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