- 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 acres.
- 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.
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