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Telangana Rivers

Telangana has 2 main rivers Godavari and Krishna.

Godavari River - The river is also known as Dakshin Ganga and Gautami. 
Origin : Western Ghats at Triambak near Nasik in Maharashtra
Elevation : 1067 meters
Length : 1,465 km (910 mi)
Drainage : 312812 km
Outflow : Bay of Bengal
States : Maharashtra, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry (Yanam) and Telangana

Length in Telangana : 600 km
Start : Basar in the Nirmal district
End : Bhadrachalam in Bhadradri Kothagudem district
Districts : Nirmal, Nizamabad, Jagtial, Mancherial, Jayashankar Bhupalpally, Mahabubabad, Bhadradri Kothagudem
The Godavari River is the second longest river in India after the river Ganges and the largest in Peninsular India. 
Tributaries in Telangana
Gollavagu, Gundlavagu, Indravti, Kadem, Karanja, Kinnerasani, Laknavaram, Malluruvagu, Maner or Manair, Manjira, Murredu, Modikuntavagu, Palemvagu, Palleru, Peddavagu, Pranahitha, Ralivagu, Ramadugu, Taliperu, Suddhavagu, Swarna
  • Manjira River tributaries
    • Alair
    • Haldi
    • Koulasnala
    • Mohidemada
    • Lendi
    • Nallavagu
  • Maner or Manair River tributaries
    • Boggulavagu
    • Kodaliar
    • Mohidummeda
    • Medivagu
    • Rallavagu
    • Salivagu
    • Shanigaram
    • Yellamagadda Vagu
  • Pranahitha  River 
    • Peddavagu River  and its tributaries 
      • Chelmelavagu (Bugga Vagu)
      • Vattivagu  River
      • Yerravagu
        • Nallavagu.
    • Penganga  River and its tributaries 
      • Sathnala
      • Mathadivagu Rivers.
  • Kinnerasani River
    • Murredu
  • Gollavagu
Krishna River and its tributaries
Origin : Mahabaleswar (Western Ghats), Mahasrashtra.
Length : 1400 km (870 mi)
Drainage : 258948 km
Elevation : 1,337 m (4,386 ft)
Outflow : Bay of Bengal
States : Maharashtra (305), Karnataka (483), Telangana - 416 and Andhra Pradesh - 485(612).

Length in Telangana: 416 km
Start : Krishna Village in Maganoor mandal, Narayanpet district.
End : Vajinepally, Nalgonda.
Districts : Mahabubnagar (300 km), Nalgonda (116 km)

The River Krishna forms border between the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh from Srisailam to Pulichintala for about 290 kms flows passing through NSP Dam

The Krishna River is the fourth-biggest river in terms of water inflows and river basin area in India, after the Ganga, Godavari and Brahmaputra.

It flows east to Wai and then in a generally southeasterly direction past Sangli to the border of Karnataka state. There the river turns east and flows in an irregular course across north-central Karnataka and then to the southeast and into southwestern Telangana state near Tangadi Village in Mahabubnagar . It then veers southeast and then northeast, forming a portion of the border with Andhra Pradesh state. Turning east it flows into Andhra Pradesh to its delta head at Vijayawada, and from there flows southeast and then south until it enters the Bay of Bengal.

Telangana is separated from Andhra Pradesh by the Krishna River, which acts as a geographical divider between the two. It flows through the state of Karnataka before entering Telangana State in Mahabubnagar and flows through Nalgonda.
Tributaries of Krishna river in Telangana are Tungabhadra, Bhima, Dindi, Haliya, Musi, Paleru and Munneru
  • Kagna River
    • Jutepalli vagu
  • Manner or Munneru 
    • Akeru, Kattaleru and Wyra Rivers.
  • Musi
    • Aleru



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