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- Delhi state government and Jal Shakti Ministry has
launched a pilot project to create natural reservoirs to conserve rainwater in
the Yamuna floodplains.
- The pilot project will be carried out on a
40-acre plot in Sangarpur village. Later, in 2020, it would be expanded to 1000
- The project is aimed at charging aquifers using
rainwater on the floodplain during the flood cycles in Delhi.
- Small depressions will be created to store water
from overflowing rover during the monsoon. The top soil will be removed and
porous soil will be used to increase percolation.