Ajwa is a reservoir located about 10 miles east of the city of Vadodara, Gujarat, India.

Sayajirao Gaekwad III

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It is an earthen dam that was built early 20th century by the then ruler of Vadodara, Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III.
Sayajirao envisioned a water supply scheme for Baroda in 1892 at Ajwa that would use gravity to supply drinking water to the people of Baroda.

Vadodara

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Ajwa is a reservoir located about 10 miles east of the city of Vadodara, Gujarat, India.

Vishwamitri River

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It is connected to the Vishwamitri river which flows through the city of Vadodara, so that excess water in event of floods is dispatched to this river.
This river system includes the Sayaji Sarovar on the Vishwamitri River near Ajwa, and the Dev Dam on the Dhadhar Branch.

Nimeta

The name Nimeta is always used with Ajwa; the entire region is commonly referred to as Ajwa Nimeta.

Gujarat

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Ajwa is a reservoir located about 10 miles east of the city of Vadodara, Gujarat, India.

India

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Ajwa is a reservoir located about 10 miles east of the city of Vadodara, Gujarat, India.

Dam

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It is an earthen dam that was built early 20th century by the then ruler of Vadodara, Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III.

Mysore

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Adjacent to the dam are the famous Ajwa gardens also called as Vrindavan Garden, which are an adaptation of the famous Vrindavan gardens located in Mysore.

Crocodile

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The reservoir is home to some 340 crocodiles.