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Rali Vagu

Rali Vagu is a tributary of Godavari River. Origin: Near Kurreghad village, Kasipet Mandal, Mancherial District, Telangana State, India. Length: Around 30 kms. Districts : Mancherial Outflow: Godavari River Start: Kurreghad End: Mancherial Ralivagu Project is Medium Irrigation Project across Ralivagu 2 Km North-East of Mulkalla Village and 10 Km from Mancherial Railway station, which is a tributary of Godavari River. The stream flows in a hilly and steep ground in forest area. The catchment area 50.74 Sq Miles. Reservoir capacity is 11.57 Mcum, which is having two main canals to irrigate an ayacut of 3280 acres.

Ralla Vagu River

Origin : Ralla Vagu  or Rallavagu River is a tributary of Godavari River originates near the village Dondla is located in Tiryani Mandal of Kumuram Bheem Asifabad District in the State of Telangana. Outflow : Godavari River Length : Around 40 Km Districts : Mancherial. Mandals : Kasipet, Mandamarri Start : Dondla Village End : Godavari, Mancherial Tribuaries Devapur Vagu or Salpal Vagu or Salpala Vagu stream, which originates near Devapur village, Kasipet mandal, Mancherial district, Telangana. Length : Around 25 kms Palavagu or Pala Vagu stream, which originates near Akenipalle Village, Mandamarri mandal, Mancherial district, Telangana to form the Rallavagu which drains into the Godavari after flowing for 11 km. Length: around 20 kms The Rallivagu Reservoir Project is a medium irrigation project across Ralivagu, a tributary of Godavari River. The project is located near Mulakalla village(6 Km from Mancherial Town) of Mancherial mandal in Mancherial district. The catchment area 50.74 S

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 : Dedra reserved Forest and and surpluses from Bazarhatnoor Tank in Adilabad District Outflow : Godavari near Dasturabad, Dasturabad Mandal in Adilabad District States : Telangana Districts : Adilabad, Nirmal Kadem (Kadam) River is a tributary of Godavari originates from the hills of Dedra 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 Dasturabad village, Dasturabad 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 at Kuntala. The waterfall originates from a confluence of several ponds that lead to the river Kadem and it cascades down as two separate waterfalls adjacent to each other.

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. 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 tribut

Krishna River

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