Tawa Reservoir

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Tawa Dam
Location Hoshangabad District, Madhya Pradesh
Construction began 1956
Opening date 1974
Operator(s) Water Resources Department, Madhya Pradesh
Dam and spillways
Impounds Tawa River
Height 57.91 m
Length 1,815 m
Reservoir
Creates Tawa Reservoir

Tawa Reservoir is a large reservoir on the Tawa River in central India. It is located in Hoshangabad District of Madhya Pradesh state above of baitul district. The reservoir was formed by the construction of the Tawa Dam, which began in 1958 and was completed in 1978. The dam provides for irrigation to several thousand hectares of farming land in Hoshangabad and Harda districts. It is also a big tourist attraction during the monsoon months. A Cruise boat service has been started by the tourism department for visitors to the dam and reservoir he bhe the dam was made by navab singh rajput .

The dam has brought prosperity to the Hoshangabad district.

Tawa Reservoir forms the western boundary of Satpura National Park and Bori Wildlife Sanctuary.

Tawa Reservoir
Location Hoshangabad District, Madhya Pradesh
Coordinates 22°33′44″N 77°58′38″E / 22.56222°N 77.97722°E / 22.56222; 77.97722Coordinates: 22°33′44″N 77°58′38″E / 22.56222°N 77.97722°E / 22.56222; 77.97722
Catchment area 5982.9 km²
Basin countries India
Surface area 225 km²