Gorewada Lake

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Gorewada Lake
Location Nagpur, Maharashtra
Coordinates 21°11′50″N 79°2′15″E / 21.19722°N 79.03750°E / 21.19722; 79.03750Coordinates: 21°11′50″N 79°2′15″E / 21.19722°N 79.03750°E / 21.19722; 79.03750
Type freshwater
Primary outflows Pili river
Basin countries India
Settlements Nagpur

Gorewada Lake is situated on the north-west corner of Nagpur city. It is created with a dam 2,350 feet long.[1]

In 1912, Gorewada lake was developed by the water works department as the primary drinking water source for Nagpur's 1.01 lakh population.[2] Bordered by thick forest, Gorewada lake and its surrounding is the habitat for avian species and some wild life.

Road near Gorewada lake termed as Gorewada Ring road. Many celebration lawns (open air) are situated in this area. Nearest area to Gorewada lake is Zingabai Takli, Borgaon, Gittikhadan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GEO". http://nagpur.nic.in. Archived from the original on 2005-02-17. Retrieved 2008-05-19.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ ToI article on Gorewada Lake