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Groundwater report waters down aquifer-level data, say experts

Assessment units too large in size and too few in number to present micro-level picture, they say

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Groundwater levels | Ministry Of Water Resources | natural water resource

Ruchika Chitravanshi  |  Panaji 



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The annual ground water extraction for irrigation, domestic and industrial uses has also decreased by 5.76 bcm during this period

The latest groundwater data showing an increase in recharge and a decrease in extraction may not be offering an accurate representation, observe water experts, since the assessment units are too large in size and too few in number to present a micro-level picture.

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First Published: Tue, November 22 2022. 20:19 IST

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