List of rivers of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts
This is a list of some of the rivers which flow through the two districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi.The names of river vary depending upon area where they flow. Almost all rivers of these districts flow westward and join Arabian sea.
Netravati river has its origins in the western ghats of Karnataka state in India.Some of the places on the banks of this river are Mangalore, Bantwal, Pane Mangalore, Dharmasthala and Ullal. It joins the Arabian sea at Mangalore.
Gurupur or Phalguni
Nandini or Pavanje
Swarna or Suvarna
The Swarna river (Tudhe in Tulu ) flows through villages Perdoor, Hiriyadka, Parika (parkala) Herga, Manipal, Perampalli, Uppoor and Kallianpur. It is the main source of drinking water to Udupi District. It joins the Arabian Sea at Bengre.
Sita or Seeta
Chakra river has its origin in Western ghats and touches Hemmadi before joining Arabian sea.
Sowparnika or Souparnika River
The places on the banks of this river are Kollur and Marvanthe. It comes near Arabian Sea in Maravanthe where there is a small srtip of land between the sea and river. It flows inwards the land for some 7 kilometers more to reach the Sea from this point and joins the Arabian sea at Gangolli.