Economy Delhi is running out of water, and it is everybody’s problem Updated : July 16, 2019 12:49 PM IST According to a 2018 Niti Ayog report, Delhi is among 21 Indian cities that is poised to run out of groundwater by 2020. Illegal constructions near reservoirs, overextraction of groundwater, pollution in water bodies and wastage of residential water supply are some of reasons Delhi is running dry. Delhi has one of the highest percentages of households with piped water among all of India’s states and union territories. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.