Economic Survey of Delhi, 2017-18

At least 16 per cent households in the capital still do not have access to piped water supply, states the Economic Survey of Delhi 2017-18. As opposed to 81.3% in 2015, 83.42% of households in Delhi received piped water supply in 2016 says the Economic Survey of Delhi, 2017-18.

As opposed to 81.3% in 2015, 83.42% of households in Delhi received piped water supply in 2016, the report said. As per the survey, 12.30 per cent of households had access to water “near” and not within their premises. Another 4.28 per cent had access to water “away” from their premises, it stated. Stating that Delhi depended on neighbouring states to meet 50 per cent of the drinking water demand, the report said, “political considerations remain a very serious challenge.”

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