(Last Updated on : 12/03/2015)
Kundali River is a tributary of Krishna River and originates in the Western Ghats. It starts off in the Kundali Hills of the Western Ghats in the state of Maharashtra
. It then flows into the Upper Bhima River
Basin. From its origin point to Shrwati dam, the Kundali River waters are rated as A-1 class, while from Vadivale dam to its confluence with Indryani River
are rated as A-B class.
Projects on Kundali River
A dam named Vadiwale Dam
has been built on this river. It is an earth
fill dam and is situated near Maval, Pune district
in the Maharashtra state of India
. Apart from this, the Kundali Pumped Storage plan set forth a long-standing idea of Tata Power which aims to build a dam to store water. Their goal is to implement a fast-track plan to store the water of the Kundali River in the Valwahan Dam at Lonavala during the monsoon season. To materialize this plan, there is a plan to construct a dam at Shirwata, about 55 km away, and then move the water by gravity through a tunnel at Somwadi.
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