New Delhi, March 2 -- The capacity of water treatment plants in Delhi increased marginally in 2023 in comparison with the year before that, according to the city's Economic Survey.

Finance Minister Atishi presented the Economic Survey of the city in the Delhi Assembly on Friday.

The capacity of the water treatment plants was 943 MGD (million gallons per day) in 2022. It increased by 0.31 per cent to 946 MGD in 2023, the report stated.

It said the Delhi government has ensured free water of up to 20 kilolitres to every household having a metered water connection and around 24.72 lakh consumers have benefitted under this scheme since its inception.

According to the report, about 93.5 per cent households of in Delhi now have access to piped...