Ministry of Water Resources Govt. of India


Haryana at a glance

Haryana State
District at a glance

 

LOCATION

 Longitude  74o2700 to 77o3500 E
 Latitude    27o3900 to 30o5500 N

AREA

 44,212 Sq. Km.

POPULATION

21,082,989 (2001 Census)

PHYSIOGRAPHY

(i)  Hilly area    -      682 Sq. Km.
(ii) Alluvial area 43,530 Sq. Km.

AVERAGE ANNUAL RAINFALL

573mm (Range from 325 mm in the south-west to 988 mm in the north-east

  GEOLOGY

Quaternary

Recent

 

 
Pleistocene

Newer Alluvium

 

 
Older Alluvium

Aeolian deposits : wind blown fine sand and silt, sand dunes, fluvial deposits, unconsolidated sand, silt, clay, kankars etc.

Fluvial deposits : Unconsolidated gravel, sands, silts, clays and kankar.

Tertiary

Middle Miocene to lower Pleistocene

 
Oligocene

 
Eocene

 

Siwalik system

 

Kasauli beds

 
Subathu beds

Sandstone, boulders, conglomerate, siltstone,  claystone, clays and sand

 


Sandstone, claystone, siltstone and purple shales

  Limestone, shales (Gypseous)

Pre-Cambrian

Delhi & Aravali systems

 

Phyllites, mica schist, quartzites.

 

WATER AVAILABILITY  FROM RAINFALL, HARYANA
(ON THE BASIS OF NORMAL RAINFALL)

SL 
NO

DISTRICT

RAINFALL
(mm)

AREA
(SQ.KM)

TOTAL PRECIPITATION
(BCM)

1

Ambala

1078

1574

1.697

2

Bhiwani

422

4778

2.016

3

Faridabad

603

2151

1.297

4

Fatehabad

344

2520

0.867

5

Gurgaon

626

2766

1.732

6

Hissar

416

3983

1.657

7

Jhajjar

431

1834

0.790

8

Jind

516

2702

1.394

9

Kaithal

481

2317

1.114

10

Karnal

724

2538

1.838

11

Kurukshetra

702

1530

1.074

12

Mohindergarh

499

1859

0.928

13

Panchkula

1029

898

0.924

14

Panipat

621

1268

0.787

15

Rewari

511

1582

0.808

16

Rohtak

594

1745

1.037

17

Sirsa

319

4277

1.364

18

Sonepat

624

2122

1.324

19

Yamunanagar

1108

1768

1.959

 

TOTAL

 

44212

24.608

  SOIL

  1. Loamy Sand
  2. Sandy Loam
  3. Sandy Soils
  4. Loamy Soils

  LAND USE (SQ. KM )

    1. Forest area

1,690

    1. Land not available for cultivation

4,170

    1. Other uncultivable land excluding Fallow land

480

    1. Fallow land    

1,690

    1. Net area sown

35,750

    1. Cultivable area        

37,920

    1. Area sown more then once  

23,440

    1. Total cropped area   

59,190

  GROUND WATER BALANCE  

TOTAL REPLENISHABLE GROUND WATER RESOURCE (m.ham/yr)

1.457111

PROVISION FOR DOMESTIC , INDUSTRIAL AND OTHER USES  (m.ham./yr)

0.218567

AVAILABLE GROUND WATER RESOURCES FOR IRRIGATION ( m.ham./yr)

1.238544

UTILIZABLE GROUND WATER RESOURCES FOR IRRIGATION  ( m.ham./yr)

1.11469

GROSS DRAFT ( m.ham./yr) AS ON 31.3.02- PRORATA BASIS

1.17496

NET DRAFT ( m.ham./yr) AS ON 31.3.02

0.822472

BALANCE GROUND WATER RESOURCE FOR FUTURE USE ( m.ham./yr)

0.416072

 

Present

66.40637

 

After 5 Years

71.89162

  RIVER BASINS  

S.No.

Basin

Sub Basins  

Area
(Sq.Km.)

1.  

Ganga  

Yamuna  

11,271

2.

Ganga  

Internal 

18,262

3.

Indus  

Ghaggar  

14,679

  CROPPING PATTERN  

Sr.No.

Crops

Area
(Sq. Km.)

Production
(Thousand tonnes)

1

Food grains

40,790

9.559

2

Oil seeds

4,885

638

3

Cotton lint

4,906

1,155*

4

Sugarcane

1,478

780

5

Potatoes

105

165

6

Tobacco

**

0.1

*   In thousand bales of 170 kg. each.
**  Less than 0.5 Sq. Km.

  IN-STORAGE GROUND WATER RESOURCES (First Approx.)       

a) 

Unconsolidated/semi-consolidated sediments (Upto 450 m)  

(i) Fresh                            : 420.44 BCM
(ii) Brackish/Saline               : 36.57   BCM  

b) 

Hard Rock (Upto 100 m)

(i) Fresh                             : 0.28 BCM
(ii) Brackish/Saline                : 0.76 BCM 

  GROUND WATER EXPLORATION

No. of Exploratory Wells Drilled

341

Observation Wells

233

Piezometers

141

Slim Holes

21

  NO. OF HYDROGRAPH NET WORK STATIONS  

a)

Dug wells

308

b) 

Piezometers

206

c)

Total

514