Origin and Course
The river rises near Bazarhatnoor in the Adilabad District and flows south-east wards. The Kuntala Waterfall are formed on this river at Kuntala. It provides for a famous one day outing for Hyderabad. The Kaddam Project is a Major Reservoir across river Kadem, a tributary river of Godavari near Kaddam Mandal, Adilabad District, Telangana. This project also called as Kaddam Narayana Reddy Project.Beyond the project the river flows in a linear fashion into the Godavari.