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Manjra(Marathi: मांजरा; Telugu: మంజీర ; Kannada: ಮಂಜೀರ)

Country India

States Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana

Mouth Godavari
Godavari
River

 - location Kandhakurthi, Telangana, India

Length 724 km (450 mi)

Basin 30,844 km2 (11,909 sq mi)

Manjra rivercourse visible in top half.

The Manjra also spelled Manjeera,Manjiira is a tributary of the river Godavari. It passes through the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka
Karnataka
and Telangana. It originates in the Balaghat range
Balaghat range
of hills near Ahmednagar district
Ahmednagar district
at an altitude of 823 metres (2,700 ft) and empties into the Godavari
Godavari
River. It has a total catchment area of 30,844 square kilometres (3,084,400 ha).[1] Tributaries Manjra is the main river which Its origin is near the Gaukhadi Village of Beed district. The river flows from the northern boundaries of the Osmanabad district
Osmanabad district
and cutting across the Latur district
Latur district
goes to Bidar district Karnataka
Karnataka
State and finally Telangana. It flows on the Balaghat plateau along with its tributaries: Terna, Tawarja and Gharni. The other three tributaries of Manjira are Manyad, Teru and Lendi which flow on the northern plains. Terna River :This is the main tributary of Manjira which flows on the southern boundary of the Ausa taluka . Manyad : This river takes its origin at Dharmapuri in Beed district and flows through the Ahmadpur taluka into Nanded
Nanded
district. Lendi : The river has its origin in Udgir taluka and flowing through the Ahmadpur taluka joins the Tiru river in Nanded district
Nanded district
. Gharni : The river has its origin near Wadval and flows through Chakur taluka. Tawarja : Tawarja originates near Murud in Latur taluka and joins the Manjara river at Shivani on the Latur-Ausa boundary.[2] Nizam Sagar
Nizam Sagar
was constructed across the Manjra River between Achampeta and Banjapalle villages of the Nizamabad district
Nizamabad district
in Telangana, India. The most outstanding feature of the project is the gigantic masonry dam sprawling across the river for 3 kilometers with a motorable road of 14 feet width. The Singur Reservoir on Manjra River in Medak District
Medak District
is the main drinking water source for the Medak and Nizamabad districts as well as the adjoining twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. Manjra river is also serving for Bidar
Bidar
city. In the late 20th and early 21st centuries the upper reaches of the Manjira in Maharashtra
Maharashtra
suffered environmental degradation which increased run-off, as opposed to ground water recharge, and increased erosion and silting.[3][4][5][6] Notes and references[edit]

^ "River systems of karnataka". Retrieved 16 November 2010.  ^ http://latur.nic.in/html/distprofile.htm ^ "In dry Latur, villagers revive a dead river". The Times of India. 10 May 2016. Archived from the original on 10 May 2016.  ^ "Latur Drinking Water Crisis highlights absence of Water Allocation Policy and Management". South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People. 20 April 2016.  ^ Gokhale, Nihar (8 September 2015). "Water supply once a month: lessons to be learnt from Latur". Catch News (Rajasthan Patrika Group). Archived from the original on 11 September 2015.  ^ https://sandrp.wordpress.com/2016/04/20/latur-drinking-water-crisis-highlights-absence-of-water-allocation-policy-and-management/

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Hydrography
Hydrography
of Karnataka

Rivers

Amarga Amarja Arkavathy Bhadra Chakra Chitrvathi Chulki Nala Dandavathi Gangavalli Ghataprabha Gurupura Hemavati Honnuhole Kabini Kali Karanja Kaveri Kedaka Krishna Kubja Kumaradhara Lakshmana Tirtha Malaprabha Manjira River Netravati Palar Panchagangavalli Papagni Penna Ponnaiyar Shambavi Sharavathi Shimsha Souparnika Tunga Tungabhadra Varada Varahi Vedavathi Vrishabhavathi

Waterfalls

Abbey Bandaje Barkana Chunchanakatte Devaragundi Godchinamalaki Gokak Hanumangundi Hebbe Irupu Jaladurga Jog Kalhatti Kuchikal Magod Mallalli Muthyalamaduvu Sathodi Shivanasamudra or Cauvery Shivganga Unchalli Vajrapoha Varapoha

Lakes

Harangi Hebbal Hesaraghatta Honnamana Kere Karanji Krishna Raja Sagara Kukkarahalli Lingambudhi Pampa Sarovar Shanti Sagara Thippagondanahalli Vibhutipura

Beaches

Gokarna Murudeshwara Karwar Kapu Kudle Maravanthe NITK Beach Panambur Someshwar St. Mary's Islands Tannirbhavi Trasi

Dams

Almatti Basava Sagar Bhadra Dam Harangi Kadra Kanva Kodasalli Krishna Raja Sagara
Krishna Raja Sagara
/ KRS Linganamakki Raja Lakhamagowda Renuka Sagara Shanti Sagara Supa Tungabhadra Mari Kanive

See also

Kerala Tamil Nadu Andhra Pradesh Maharashtra

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Hydrography
Hydrography
of Telangana

Rivers

Godavari Krishna Maner Pranhita Munneru Manjira Musi Palar Tungabhadra Bhima Penganga Wardha Dindi Taliperu

Waterfalls

Kuntala Bogatha Pochera Mallela Theertham Paarakaphi Savatula Gundam Sirnapally Gayatri

Lakes

Bhadrakali Himayat Sagar Hussain Sagar Lotus Pond Osman Sagar Pakhal Palair Ramappa Shamirpet Saroornagar Laknavaram Ramanthapur Kapra Safilguda Ramakrishnapuram Edulabad Waddepally

Dams

Nagarjuna Sagar Srisailam Sriram Sagar Nizam Sagar Singur Jurala Lower Manair Dam

LMD

Pulichinthala Yellampalli Rajolibanda Dam Icchampally Manjira

Related topics

Godavari
Godavari
basin Krishna basin

Hydrography
Hydrography
of surrounding areas

Andhra Pradesh Chhattisgarh Karnataka Maharashtra Odisha Tamil Nadu

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Godavari
Godavari
basin

Rivers

Major tributaries

Godavari Pranhita Indravati Sabari Manjira Manair Wardha Wainganga Penganga

Minor tributaries

Pravara Kinnerasani Purna Sileru Sindphana Taliperu

Sub-tributaries

Adan Banganga Bindusara Darna Kadva Kanhan Kolar Nasardi Pench Purna Shivana

Dams, barrages

Jayakwadi Dam Majalgaon Dam Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project Sriram Sagar Project Nizam Sagar Upper Wardha Dam Singur Reservoir Neher water system Dowleswaram Barrage Balimela Reservoir Devadula lift irrigation scheme Upper Dudhana Dam Godavari River
Godavari River
Basin Irrigation Projects Pattiseema Lift Irrigation Project

Geographical features / regions

Marathwada Vidarbha Coastal Andhra Konaseema Deccan Plateau Western Ghats Eastern Ghats

Riparian districts

Maharashtra

Nashik Ahmednagar Aurangabad Parbhani Nanded Gadchiroli Beed Amravati Bhandara Gondia Chandrapur Wardha Nagpur Yavatmal Washim Buldhana Hingoli

Madhya Pradesh

Balaghat Seoni Betul Chhindwara

Odisha

Kalahandi Koraput Malkangiri

Chhattisgarh

Bastar Bijapur

Karnataka

Bidar

Telangana

Medak Sangareddy Siddipet Nizamabad Kamareddy Adilabad Nirmal Mancherial Komaram Bheem Asifabad Karimnagar Jagtial Peddapalli Rajanna Sircilla Warangal
Warangal
Urban Warangal
Warangal
rural Jayashankar Bhupalpally Jangaon Mahabubabad Bhadradri Kothagudem Khammam

Andhra Pradesh

West Godavari East Godavari Vishakapatnam

Cities

Nashik Nagpur Nanded Rajahmundry Warangal Koraput Bastar Bidar

Languages / people

Indo-Aryan languages Marathi Bhili Khandeshi Andh Banjari Odia Bhunjia Hindi Dravidian languages Kolami Goni Telugu Kannadiga Duruwa Multani Urdu

Coalfields

Godavari
Godavari
Valley Coalfield Wardha Valley Coalfield Kamptee Coalfield Pench Kanhan Coalfield

Oil / gas fields

Krishna Godavari
Godavari
Basin Ravva oil field

Industries

Khaparkheda Thermal Power Station Koradi Thermal Power Station Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station Wardha Warora Power Plant Lanco Vidarbha
Vidarbha
Power Plant Nashik
Nashik
Thermal Power Station Dhariwal Power Station Rattan India
India
Nashik
Nashik
Thermal Power Station Kothagudem Thermal Power Station Kakatiya Thermal Power Station Parli Thermal Power Station NTPC Ramagundam NTPC Mauda Super Thermal Power Station Ramagundam B Thermal Power Station Tiroda Thermal Power Station Butibori Power Project Heavy Water Plant at Manuguru Waluj MIDC Shendra MIDC Shendra – Bidkin Industrial Park Ballarpur Industries HAL Sunabeda NALCO Damanjodi

Transport

NH 5 National Highway 6 (India)(old numbering) NH 7 Godavari
Godavari
Bridge Old Godavari
Godavari
Bridge Godavari
Godavari
Arch Bridge Hyderabad- Godavari
Godavari
Valley Railways Visakhapatnam–Vijayawada section Bilaspur– Nagpur
Nagpur
section Nagpur–Hyderabad line

Pollution concerns, River basin's sustainable productivity & ecology

Algal bloom
Algal bloom
in reservoirs High alkalinity of river water in the river basin upstream of Pochampadu dam Frequent floods in tail end area of the river basin Alkali salts / high pH water run off from ash / red mud dumps of coal fired power stations / bauxite ore enrichment Excessive silting of reservoirs due to deforestation and mining activities

Related topics

Godavari
Godavari
Water Disputes Tribunal

Other basins

Mahanadi–Brahmani–Baitarani Damodar Kosi Narmada Son Krishna Penna

Coordinates: 19°55′48″N 73°31′39″E / 19.9300°N 73.5275°E

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