Rivers' dry run

Ten of the 15 monitored river basins registered a dip in their reservoir levels between May 2014 and 2019

By Rashmi Verma, Sanjit Kumar
Last Updated: Thursday 08 August 2019

Source: Integrated Hydrological Data Book (Non-Classified River Basins) by Central Water Commission; 2018 research paper “Driver based statistical model for simulating land use/land cover change in Indus river basin” by Yajnaseni Palchoudhuri and Parth Sarthi Roy; and, 2018 research paper “Assessing land transformation and associated degradation of the Ganga River Basin using forest cover land use mapping and residual trend analysis” by S Martin, S Ghosh and MD Behera* Data of the remaning rivers is not in public domain; # Data of some river basins have been combined by CWC

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