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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 1137 BCM which comprises of 690 BCM of surface water and 447 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.

Reassessment Brief Note, 1993 

Draft Reassessment Water Availability Main Report, 2018

 

What's New in CWC

Draft Concept Note on "Premissible Velocity in Concrete Lined Water Condutor System (Head Race Tunnel) Conveying Water for Power Generation ( Comments may be sent latest by 10th June 2019) : Click ..Read More

06/06/2019

5th meeting of Program Implementation Review Committee(PIRC) for CADWM, Mount Abu, 30 May 2019- chaired by Member (WP&P), CWC. Commissioner (CAD) MoWR, RD & GR, 12 Regional offices of CWC and 17 States and others participated in it.

04/06/2019

3rd Meeting of Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) was held on 28 May 2019 under the Chairmanship of Sh. S.Masood Husain, Chairman, CWMA & CWC at CWC-HQ, New Delhi.

04/06/2019

The total water available in live storage of 91 reservoirs in the country being monitored by CWC was 30.461 BCM as on 06.06.2019.This is 19% of the total live storage capacity of these reservoirs and 103% of storage of average of last ten years : ..Read More

04/06/2019

User Manual For Uploading Publication/Flood Forecast on CWC website.Click here.

31/05/2019