Nainital Lake water withdrawal limit cut to 8 mn litres/day

Nainital Lake water withdrawal limit cut to 8 mn litres/day
Uttarakhand Nainital district administration decided to reduce the water supply from 16 million litres water per day (MLD) to 8 MLD in view the critical condition of Naini lake.

The kidney-shaped Nainital Lake, surrounded by hills, is situated at an elevation of 1,938 metres, with a width of 360 metres and a length of 1,442 metres at present.

Over the last century, the lake’s depth has roughly gone down by 10.15 metres.