Review on Water Issues
With a need for around 135 litres per capita per day as the water required for domestic
consumption in urban India, is there a basis or survey which will tells us the average
water used per capita per day for bathing, washing clothes, drinking, toilet flush,
There is a point to note on the quality and all those who are planning make provision
for supplying drinking water standards supply of 135 lpd which is not possible in
Also at Delhi, we observe that NDMC, Delhi-cantt. areas get around 300 to 350 lpc
day per person whereas in Najafgarh block the supply stands at a meagre 30 lpc day.
With no major water storage systems in and around Delhi and the around states to
be used for supply of clean water to Delhi and its satellite cities, rainwater harvesting
seem to be a great source of groundwater.