Bhadar River

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Bhadar
River
Country India
State Gujarat
Mouth
 - location Arabian Sea, India
Length 200 km (124 mi)
Bhadar River (Near navi bandar, Porbandar)

Bhadar River is a river in the Saurashtra peninsula, in the Western Indian state of Gujarat. It flows south from its origin through Jasdan, then turns south-west and generally west until it empties into the Arabian Sea near Porbandar.[1] The total catchment area of the basin is 7,094 square kilometres (2,739 sq mi).[2]

It is impounded by two reservoirs, Bhadar-I reservoir with a capacity of 238,000,000 cubic metres (193,000 acre·ft), and downstream from that, Bhadar-II reservoir with a capacity of 49,000,000 cubic metres (40,000 acre·ft).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bhadar River". India-WRIS Wiki. Retrieved 2016-05-25. 
  2. ^ a b "Bhadar River". guj-nwrws.gujarat.gov.in, Government of Gujarat. Retrieved 13 March 2012.