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Morancha Vagu

Origin / Start : Bhupalpally Forest Area.  End: Joins Maner River near Kalvapalle, Jayashankar Bhupalpally District. Length: Around 45 Kms Tributaries: Medi Vagu (Ramappa Lake), Poddaru Vagu (Ghanapuram Lake) Tributaries of Morancha Vagu Medi Vagu joins Morancha Vagu near Palampet, Mulugu District. Poddaru Vagu joins Morancha Vagu near Ghanapur, Mulugu District. Jul 27, 2023 - Telangana Rains Jul 27 2023,  4 AM : Moranchapalli, Jayashankar Bhupalpally district What started as a drizzle on the morning of July 26 turned into torrential rain by the night.   “Moranchapalli was hit by rain like never before in the history of Telangana. It looks like rain, which we usually receive throughout the year, hit us on a single day, creating havoc. With a local stream, Moranchapalli Vagu, advancing towards village, The entire village with 300 houses with population of around 1900 was inundated by an increase in flood water levels in a stream in the suburbs, giving a sleepless night for all.”  which

Jampanna Vagu

Jampanna vagu / Laknavaram River / Sampangi Vagu joins Godavari river at Eturnagaram, Mulugu District. Origin / Start : Bhupalpally Forest Range End: Godavari River near Eturnagaram, Mulugu District Length: Around 80 Kms According to history, Jampanna was a tribal warrior and the son of tribal goddess Sammakka. The Jampanna Vagu took his name as he died in a battle fighting against the Kakatiyan Army in that stream. Tribals believe that taking a holy dip in the water of Jampanna Vagu honours and reminds them of the sacrifice of their gods who saved them and also induces courage in their souls. There is a bridge constructed on top of Jampanna Vagu, known as the Jampanna Vagu Bridge. According to a 13th-century tribal legend, some tribal leaders on a hunt found a newborn girl (Sammakka) enveloped in light playing amidst tigers. They took her to the tribal chief, who adopted and raised her as a leader. She later became the savior of the tribals of the region. She was married to Pagididda

Manjira River

Origin : Gaurwadi in Balaghat Hills,  Ahemednagar District, Maharashtra State, India. Elevation : 823 metres (2,700 ft) Length : 724 km (450 mi) Drainage : 30,844 km2 (11,909 sq mi) Outflow : Godavari River States : Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana. Length in Telangana : Around 290 km Start : Goudgaon (Janwada)   village, Nagalgidda Mandal, Narayankhed revenue division of Sangareddy district in Telangana, India. End : Kandakurthy village, Renjal Mandal, Nizamabad district Districts : Sangareddy, Medak, Kamareddy, Nizamabad Sangareddy District: Nagalgidda,  Manoor of Narayankhed revenue division, Raikode of Zaheerabad revenue division, Vatpally, Munipally, Pulkal, Sadasivpet, Sangareddy, Hathnoora, Andole Medak District Mandals: Chillipched, Kulcharam, Medak, Papannapet, Shankarampet_A, Kamareddy District Mandals: Nagireddypet, Nizamsagar, Pitlam, Banswada, Birkoor, Bichkunda, Madnur Nizamabad District Mandals: Kotgiri, Bodhan, Renjal Manjira River also spelled Manjeera also called the

Gollavagu River

Origin : Mamidighat, Mandamarri Mandal, Mancherial District in Telangana Outflow : Godavari River Length : Around 40 Km District : Mancherial Mandals : Mandamarri, Naspur, Bheemaram, Chennur, Nennel Start : Mamidighat End : Konampet Village Gollavagu river is in Mancherial District and it flows through below Villages. It also has several streams as tributaries. Mandamarri Mamidighat Naspur Mandal Singapur Bheemaram / Bhimaram Mandal Reddipalle Dampur Burugupalle Bheemaram / Bhimaram Ankushapur Maddikal Kothapalle Chennur Mandal Suddal Kachanpalle Angarajpalle Raipet Nennel Mandal Konampet GOLLAVAGU PROJECT This is a Medium Irrigation project constructed across Gollavagu near Bheemaram Village & Mandal, Mancherial district under G basin. The main objective of the Project is to irrigate 9,500 Acres of ayacut in Bheemaram and Chennur mandals.

Asifabad Peddavagu River

Start : Sirpur (U)-Kerameri hills, Komaram Bheem Asifabad district End : Murliguda in Bejjur, Komaram Bheem Asifabad discharging into the Pranahita river Length : 100 km. Sri Komaram Bheem Project is a Medium Reservoir under construction located at Ada village, Asifabad Mandal, Komaram Bheem Asifabad, District, Telangana. This Project proposed to supply water to Asifabad, Wankidi, Kaghaznagar, and Sirpur mandals more than 45,000 in acres. But currently, the project is providing irrigation water to about 20,000 acres under its left canal 35 km. Right canal will provide irrigation water to about another 25000 acres. Peddavagu(Jagannadhapur) is a Medium Irrigation Project under construction near Jagannathpur (V), Kaghaznagar (M), Komaram Bheem Asifabad district. The scheme is intended to irrigate an ayacut of 15,000 acres. The Sirpur Paper Mills was always accused of releasing effluents into the stream posing threat to cattle and other life forms The closure of Sirpur

Kadem River

Origin:  Kaddam reserve forest Length : 86Kms Start: Near Umarda (Buzurg), Bazarhathnoor Mandal, Adilabad district. End:  Bellal, Kaddam (peddur) Mandal, Nirmal district. States : Telangana Districts : Adilabad, Nirmal Tributaries: Bali vagu, Ganagapuram vagu, Bathukamma vagu, Sikkumanu river, Palukeru vagu, Datki vagu (tributary: Ragidoba), Gundi vagu, Wankedi vagu, Kaddam Pedda vagu (tributary: kamravadda vagu) Kadem (Kaddam) River is a tributary of Godavari originates from the hills of Kaddam reserved Forest and and surpluses from Bazarhatnoor Tank in Adilabad District and runs South East direction for a length of 86Kms and joins river Goadvari at Bellal village, Kaddam (peddur) Mandal in Nirmal District. At its 80th km is the Kaddam Project also called as Kaddam Narayana Reddy Project is a Major Reservoir across river Kadem near Kaddam Mandal, Nirmal District. After traversing a distance of 6.5km from the Dam the river joins Godavari. The Kuntala Waterfall are formed on this river

Pranhita River

Origin : Thumbidihatti, Kouthala Mandal, Asifabad Intersection of Wardha and the Wainganga Rivers near the border of Maharashtra and Telangana. Elevation : 146 m ( 479 ft) Length : 113 km (70 mi) Catchment : 1,09,078 km2 Outflow : Godavari River near Kaleshwaram States : Maharashtra, Telangana Entire Pranahita River acts as border between Telangana and Maharashtra. Districts : Komoram Bheem Asifabad, Mancherial, Jayshankar Bhupalpally. The Pranhita begins at the confluence of 2 extensive rivers - the Wardha and the Wainganga. This junction lies on the border between the states of Maharashtra and Telangana near Kouthala(near Sirpur kagaznagar). Right at the onset, the river enjoys a wide river bed. Pranhita is the largest tributary of Godavari River covering about 34% of its drainage basin conveying the combined waters of the Penganga River, Wardha River and Wainganga River. By virtue of its extensive network of tributaries, the river drains all of Vidharba region as w

Penganga River

Origin    :  Ajantha ranges in Aurangabad district in Maharashtra Elevation :  1067 meters Length    :  676 km (420 mi) Drainage  : 23898 km2 Outflow   : Wardha River near  wadha, Wani Tehsil, Yavatmal district States    : Maharashtra,   Telangana Telangana Start     :  Guledi, Tamsi Mandal, Adilabad district End       : Mangrool, Bela Mandal,  Adilabad district   Districts :   Adilabad The Penganga river is a part Pranhita river basin which is part of Godavari river basin. It flows through Buldhana & Washim District & flows through border of Washim & Hingoli District. Then it acts as a boundary between Yavatmal and Nanded districts of Maharashtra. The river flows along State border between Maharashtra & Telangana before converging into Wardha river near small village called wadha in Wani Tehsil of Yavatmal district. The total length of the river in 676 Km. The main tributaries of the river are Adan, Kas, Arunavati Kayadhu & Pus. The small Vidarbha river merged wit

Telangana Irrigation

Irrigation Projects on Godavari River    Godavari River J.Chokka Rao Devadula Lift Irrigation Scheme  is a lift irrigation scheme near Gangaram (V), Eturunagaram (M), Jayashankar Bhupalpally District, Telangana, India to irrigate   6.21 Lakh Acres  in upland drought prone areas of Karimnagar, Warangal, Nalgonda and Medak Districts. It is the second biggest of its kind in Asia. Sriram Sagar Stage - I (Pochampad) Major Irrigation Project    constructed near Pochampadu, Nizamabad district to irrigate  1 million acres  (4,000 km2) to utilize 140 tmc water. As a result of Inter-State accord on sharing of Godavari River water, the allocation for this project was increased from 66 TMC to more than 200 TMC. Accordingly, the scope of Stage-I of the Project was enlarged by extending Kakatiya Canal upto Km.284.00, excavating Saraswathi Canal (Km.0.00 to Km.47.00) and Laxmi Canal (Km.0.00 to 3.50).  It also provides drinking water to urban & rural areas along the canal system, particularl

Telangana Rivers

Telangana has 2 main rivers Godavari and Krishna , which flows from West to East. The Godavari River is the second longest river in India after the river Ganges and the longest river in Peninsular India. The Krishna River or Kistna also called Krishnaveni is the third-longest river in India, after the Ganges and Godavari and the second longest river of the Peninsular India after Godavari.  Godavari River  - The river is also known as Dakshin Ganga and Gautami.  Origin : Western Ghats at Triambak near Nasik in Maharashtra Outflow : Bay of Bengal Elevation : 1067 meters (3500 ft) Length : 1,465 km (910 mi) Drainage : 312812  sq km States : Maharashtra, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry (Yanam) and Telangana Length in Telangana: 600 km Start in Telangana: Kandakurthy, Renjal Mandal, Nizamabad district End in Telangana: Bhadrachalam in Bhadradri Kothagudem district Drainage in Telangana: 58,808 sq km                           Districts :  Nizamabad, Nirmal,  Jagitial,  Ma