Hayatnagar mandal gains most with the ground water level rising by 6.15 meters between September and October
Last month’s cloudburst might have caused a lot of misery to the people but it has greatly improved groundwater levels both in the city and in surrounding municipal circles.
There is an average increase of 0.19 metres in ground water level during one month from September to October in various mandals.
The levels from October 2012 to October this year have also registered a rise of 0.51 meters.
The maximum rise in ground water level in the last one month is noticed in Bandlaguda mandal (1.30 m) followed by Charminar (1.10 m). The rise in Marredpally is 0.65 m, Nampally is 0.30 m and Bahadurpura is 0.10 m.
In some areas, the ground water level has fallen down as well.
In Ameerpet it has gone down by 0.50 m, Asifnagar -0.40 m, Khairatabad -0.25 m, Serlingampally -0.70 m, and Saidabad -0.10 m.
The ground water charging is more in the neighbouring Ranga Reddy district.
The average rise in water level here is 1.22 metres from September to October. From October 2012 to October this year the gain is 1.49 meters.
Data shows that the Hayatnagar mandal has gained most with the ground water level rising by 6.15 metres during September and October.
The rise in ground water levels in other mandals are : Qutubullapur (2.20 m), Saroornagar (2.25 m), Uppal (1.60 m).
Some mandals, however, show a decline in ground water level. For instance in Shameerpet the level is down by 0.47 meters, Balanagar by 0.10 m, Rajendernaar 0.05 m and Malkajgiri by 0.70 m.
Meanwhile, the water level in the city reservoirs has also shot up. Osmansagar now has water, which can last for 304 consumption days and Himayatsagar for 312 days.