Wardha River

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Wardha
Wardha river at Pulgaon.jpg
Wardha river at Pulgaon
CountryIndia
Physical characteristics
Main sourceMultai
River mouthPranahita
Length528 km (328 mi)
Basin features
ProgressionMadhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana
Tributaries

The Wardha River[1] (Varada River,[2] is one of the biggest rivers in Vidarbha region in India. The Wardha River joins the Wainganga River south of Chamorshi and forms the Pranahita River at Adilabad District, Telangana.[3]

Origin[edit]

Wardha originates at an altitude of 777 meters Satpura Range in village khairwani near Multai, Betul District of Madhya Pradesh..........

Course[edit]

From the origin it flows 32 km in Madhya Pradesh and then enters into Maharashtra.after travelling 528 km, it joins the Wainganga forming the Pranahita, which ultimately into the Godavari River.

Tributaries[edit]

Kar, Wena, Jam, Erai are the left tributaries. Madu, Bembla, Penganga are the right tributaries.

Dams[edit]

A huge dam Upper Wardha Dam is built on Wardha river near Morshi. It is considered a lifeline for the city of Amravati and Morshi and Warud Talukas considered as California of India for its orange plantations.[4] A dam on Bembala river under construction, to be considering a lifeline for part of Yavatmal Dist.

A Lower Wardha Dam is also being constructed near Dhanodi village.

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Coordinates: 19°36′01″N 79°47′20″E / 19.60028°N 79.78889°E / 19.60028; 79.78889