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Prakasam Barrage
The structure of the Prakasam Barrage
Prakasam Barrage
stretches 1223.5 m across the Krishna River
Krishna River
connecting Krishna and Guntur districts. The barrage serves also as a road bridge and spans over a lake. The three canals associated with the barrage run through the city of Vijayawada, crossing it and giving it a Venetian appearance.View of Barrage from boating areaThe idea of constructing a dam across the river Krishna dates back to 1798. It began in the hands of captain Buckle and was revised in 1839 and 1841 by Captain Best and Captain Lake. After the endorsement of Major Cotton, the board of Directors of the East India Company approved it on 5 January 1850. The dam was started in 1852 and completed in 1855. It cost Rs 1.75 crore in those days and seems to have paid the then government a return of 18%
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Osman Sagar
Osman Sagar, popularly known as Gandipet, is a reservoir in the Indian city of Hyderabad. The lake is around 46 km², and the reservoir is around 29 km², with total level of 1,790 feet and a capacity of 3.9 tmc ft.[1]Contents1 History 2 Tourist spot 3 Water levels 4 Images of the lake 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] Osman Sagar
Osman Sagar
was created by damming the Musi River in 1920, to provide an additional source of drinking water for Hyderabad
Hyderabad
and to protect the city after the Great Musi Flood of 1908. It was constructed during the reign of the last Nizam
Nizam
of Hyderabad, Osman Ali Khan, hence its name. A princely guest house called Sagar Mahal, overlooking the lake and now a heritage building, was built as a summer resort of the last Nizam
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Nira River
Nira is a river flowing through the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a tributary of Bhima river
Bhima river
and flows through puneDistric, Pune and Solapur districts of Maharashtra. Karha is a tributary of Nira. This river flows from Shirwal(taluka khandala), Satara District to Pune District
Pune District
and then meets Bhima Basin at Nira Narsingpur
Nira Narsingpur
near Akluj. Then flows with Bhima water to Solapur District. The Nira river joins the Bhima between Nira Narsingpur
Nira Narsingpur
in Pune District
Pune District
and Malshiras Taluka in Solapur district
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Ghataprabha River
The Ghataprabha (kannada ಘಟಪ್ರಭಾ) river is an important right-bank tributary of the Krishna River
Krishna River
and flows eastward for a distance of 283 kilometers before its confluence with the Krishna River at Almatti. The river basin is 8,829 square kilometers wide and stretches across Karnataka
Karnataka
and Maharashtra
Maharashtra
states.Contents1 Course 2 Bridges 3 References 4 External linksCourse[edit] Ghataprabha River
Ghataprabha River
originates in the Western Ghats
Western Ghats
near Chaukul, a village in Sawantwadi taluka
Sawantwadi taluka
of Maharashtra's Sindhudurg district. It rises about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) away from the hill station of Amboli forming at the east-face of the same hills which give birth to the Hiranyakeshi river, one of its important tributaries
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Indrayani River
The Indrayani river originates in Kurvande village near Lonavla, a hill station in the Sahyadri mountains of Maharashtra.[1] Fed by rain, it flows east from there to meet the Bhima river, through the Hindu pilgrimage centers of Dehu
Dehu
and Alandi. It follows a course mostly north of the city of Pune[2] It is revered as a holy river and is associated with such great religious figures such as Sant Tukaram
Tukaram
and Dnyaneshwar. There is a hydroelectric dam called Valvan Dam
Valvan Dam
on the Indrayani at Kamshet.[3]Contents1 Save Indrayani Action Committee (SAC) 2 Gallery 3 See also 4 External links 5 ReferencesSave Indrayani Action Committee (SAC)[edit]This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed
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Koyna River
Koyna may refer to: Koyna River, a river which originates in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary, a wildlife refuge in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra Koynanagar, a town at the site of the Koyna Dam
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Andhra Pradesh
^† The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014
Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014
states that Hyderabad is common capital of both Telangana
Telangana
and Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
states for a period of time not exceeding 10 years. †† Common for Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
and Telangana.Symbols of Andhra PradeshEmblem Poorna kumbhamLanguageTeluguSong Maa Telugu ThallikiDanceKuchipudiAnimalBlackbuckBirdIndian rollerFlowerBlue-Water LillyFruitMangoTreeNeemRiver Godavari, Krishna, Penna, Vamsadhara, Nagavali and TungabhadraSportKabaddiCostume Saree Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
(/ˌɑːndrə prəˈdɛʃ/) ( pronunciation (help·info)) is one of the 29 states of India
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Malaprabha River
The Malaprabha River
Malaprabha River
( Kannada
Kannada
ಮಲಪ್ರಭಾ ನದಿ) is a tributary of the Krishna River
Krishna River
and flows through the state of Karnataka
Karnataka
in India.[1] It rises in the Western Ghats
Western Ghats
at an altitude of 792.4 m (2,600 ft) in the state's Belgaum district
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Musi River, India
Musi River is a tributary of the Krishna River in the Deccan Plateau flowing through Telangana state in India. Hyderabad stands on the banks of Musi river, which divides the historic old city and the new city. Himayat Sagar and Osman Sagar are dams built on it which used to act as source of water for Hyderabad. It was known as Muchukunda river in olden days, and the precise reason for the change of name is not known.Contents1 Course 2 Places of interest 3 Floods 4 Current status 5 References and notes 6 External linksCourse[edit]Musi reservoir near Suryapet.The river originates in Anantagiri Hills near Vikarabad in Vikarabad district, 90 kilometers to the west of Hyderabad and flows due east for almost all of its course
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Paleru
Paleru
Paleru
is a tributary of the Krishna river which joins the main river near Mukteswarapuram in Jaggayyapeta mandal
Jaggayyapeta mandal
of Krishna district
Krishna district
in Andhra Pradesh.[1] During the Nizam
Nizam
rule, a reservoir was constructed on the river at Paleru
Paleru
town, Kusumanchi. Hundreds of acres are irrigated with the help of this reservoir.[2] Paleru
Paleru
reservoir acts as a balancing reservoir to the Nagarjunasagar left canal.Contents1 Town 2 Constituency 3 Attraction 4 Bhakta Ramadasu lift irrigation scheme 5 ReferencesTown[edit] Paleru
Paleru
town is located on the Khammam
Khammam
to Suryapet
Suryapet
road in Kusumanchi, under sub division of Khammam
Khammam
district
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Dandavati
Dandavati (ದಂಡಾವತಿ) is a river that flows through Sorab, India. It originates from a reservoir in Kattinakere. The Kattinakere reservoir's overflow canal turns into a creek gathering strength on its way to become the river Dandavati. The river flows via Kuppe
Kuppe
and joins the Varada river at a place called Bankasana near Anavatti. Varada, in turn, joins Tungabhadra
Tungabhadra
and later Krishna River
Krishna River
which finally joins the Bay of Bengal in the East coast of India. Sorab's Sri Ranganatha Temple is built on the bank of the Dandavati river. Myth[edit] Old myth says that when Sri Ramachandra, Seetha and Lakamana were in exile, they travelled through Sorab. Seetha felt thirsty and Sri Ramachandra made a hole out of ground to find water
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Panchganga River
The Panchganga River
Panchganga River
is one of the important rivers in Maharashtra. In English, the name translates as "Five Rivers". It is a major tributary of Krishna River, with which it joins at Narsobawadi..[1]Contents1 Origin 2 Course 3 Tributaries3.1 Kasari River[2] 3.2 Kumbhi River[3] 3.3 Tulsi River[4] 3.4 Bhogawati River[5] 3.5 Other Tributaries4 Places and Temples 5 Pollution 6 Dams 7 References 8 External linksOrigin[edit] The Panchganga River
Panchganga River
flows through the borders of Kolhapur. It starts from Prayag Sangam (Village: Chikhli, Taluka: Karveer, Dist:Kolhapur). The Panchganga is formed, as has been noted already, by four streams, the Kasari, the Kumbhi, the Tulsi and the Bhogawati
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Pavana River
The Pavana River
Pavana River
is a notable river crossing the cities of Pimpri-Chinchwad
Pimpri-Chinchwad
and Pune
Pune
in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The river originates south of Lonavala
Lonavala
from the Western Ghats, and flows a total of nearly 60 kilometres (37 mi) to meet the Mula river in Pune. Geology[edit] Pavana River
Pavana River
originates from the Western Ghats, about 6 km (3.7 mi) south of Lonavala. Flowing eastwards initially, it becomes southbound and passes through the suburbs of Dehu, Chinchwad, Pimpri
Pimpri
and Dapodi
Dapodi
before its confluence with the Mula river near Sangvi. An earthfill gravity dam forms the Pavana reservoir
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Tunga River
The Tunga River
River
(Kannada : ತುಂಗ ನದಿ) (alternatively spelled Thunga) is a river in Karnataka
Karnataka
state, southern India. The river is born in the Western Ghats
Western Ghats
on a hill known as Varaha Parvata at a place called Gangamoola. From here, the river flows through two districts in Karnataka
Karnataka
- Chikmagalur District
Chikmagalur District
and Shimoga District. It is 147 km long and merges with the Bhadra River
River
at Koodli, a small town near Shimoga City, Karnataka. The river is given the compound name Tungabhadra
Tungabhadra
from this point on
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Varada
The Varada River[1] (Verada River[2]) is a river in central Karnataka, India. It is a tributary of the Tungabhadra River. Geography[edit] The Varada river originates near Vardamoola in Sagara of Karnataka. It flows through the Western Ghats
Western Ghats
and enters the central districts of Karnataka, ( Haveri
Haveri
and Bellary). The river joins the Tungabhadra River at Galaganath.[3] It is important to the wellbeing of the Kannada
Kannada
people along its course. Dams have been constructed along the river's course, providing water for irrigation and domestic purposes during summer
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Venna River
The Venna River rises in Mahabaleshwar, and is a tributary of the Krishna River
Krishna River
in Satara district
Satara district
of western Maharashtra, India. It rises near Mahableshwar, a famous hill station in the Western Ghats. The river meets the Krishna River
Krishna River
and this confluence takes place at Sangam Mahuli which is located in eastern part of Satara city. The River Krishna is one of the three largest rivers in southern India. Coordinates: 17°18′N 74°10′E / 17.300°N 74.167°E / 17.300; 74.167 See also[edit]This section is empty. You can help by adding to it
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