National Water Resources

Water Resources at a Glance - India

S. No.

Items

Quantity (Cu.Km)

1

Annual Precipitation Volume (Including snowfall)

4000

2

Average Annual Potential flow in Rivers

1869

3

Per Capita Water Availability (2001) in cubic meter

1820

4

Estimated Utilizable Water Resources

1122


(i) Surface Water Resources

690


(ii) Ground Water Resources

432

Source: Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India
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