Arkavati

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The Arkavati is an important mountain river in Karnataka, India, originating at Nandi Hills of Chikkaballapura district.wikipedia
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Karnataka

Karnataka StateKarnataka, IndiaKarnatka
The Arkavati is an important mountain river in Karnataka, India, originating at Nandi Hills of Chikkaballapura district.
The two main river systems of the state are the Krishna and its tributaries, the Bhima, Ghataprabha, Vedavathi, Malaprabha and Tungabhadra in North Karnataka; Sharavathi in Shimoga and the Kaveri and its tributaries, the Hemavati, Shimsha, Arkavati, Lakshmana Thirtha and Kabini, in the south.

Nandi Hills, India

Nandi HillsNandiNandi Hill
The Arkavati is an important mountain river in Karnataka, India, originating at Nandi Hills of Chikkaballapura district.
In traditional belief, the hills are the origin of the Arkavathy river, Ponnaiyar River, Palar River, Papagni and Penna River.

Kanakapura

Kanakapura talukKanakpura
It is a tributary of the Kaveri, which it joins at 34 km south of Kanakapura, Ramanagara District called Sangama in Kannada, after flowing through Ramanagara and Kanakapura.
Kanakapura is situated 55 km south to Bangalore (Capital) on National Highway NH 209, on the banks of the river Arkavathi (Incarnation of River Kaveri) and 27 km from Ramanagara and 96 km from Mysore.

Kaveri

Kaveri RiverCauveryCauvery River
It is a tributary of the Kaveri, which it joins at 34 km south of Kanakapura, Ramanagara District called Sangama in Kannada, after flowing through Ramanagara and Kanakapura.
The Kaveri basin is estimated to be 81155 km2 with many tributaries including Harangi, Hemavati, Kabini, Bhavani, Lakshmana Tirtha, Noyyal and Arkavati.

Mekedatu

SangamaMekedaatu
It is a tributary of the Kaveri, which it joins at 34 km south of Kanakapura, Ramanagara District called Sangama in Kannada, after flowing through Ramanagara and Kanakapura.
Sangama is the place where Arkavati merges with Kaveri.

Bangalore

BengaluruBangalore, IndiaBangalore, Karnataka
The river is used by the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board to provide 135 million litres of drinking water per day to the city of Bengaluru, or about 20% of all the city's water.
During the reign of the Vijayanagara Empire, Achyuta Deva Raya of the Tuluva Dynasty raised the Shivasamudra Dam across the Arkavati river at Hesaraghatta, whose reservoir is the present city's supply of regular piped water.

Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board

BWSSB
The river is used by the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board to provide 135 million litres of drinking water per day to the city of Bengaluru, or about 20% of all the city's water.
Water is also drawn from the Arkavathy River, but the supply does not meet the demand.

Manchanabele

Manchanabele damManchinbele dam
There is Manchanabele dam that is across the river further downstream, located in Ramanagara District
Manchanabele dam is nearby to the place, across the river Arkavathy.

Hesaraghatta Lake

Hesaraghatta
The water is taken from two reservoirs built on the river, the Hesaraghatta (or Hesseraggatta), which was built in 1894, and the Tippagondanahalli Reservoir (or T G Halli), which was built in 1933.
It is a fresh water lake created in the year 1894 across the Arkavathy River to meet the drinking water needs of the city.

Thippagondanahalli Reservoir

Tippagondanahalli ReservoirThippagondanahalliT G Halli
The water is taken from two reservoirs built on the river, the Hesaraghatta (or Hesseraggatta), which was built in 1894, and the Tippagondanahalli Reservoir (or T G Halli), which was built in 1933.
Thippagondanahalli Reservoir, also known as T G Halli Dam or Chamarajsagar, is located at the confluence of the Arkavathy and Kumudavathi rivers, 35 km west of Bangalore, India.

Vrishabhavathi River

VrishabhavathiRiver VrishabhavathiVrishabhavati River
Kumudavathi and Vrishabhavathi rivers are tributaries to this river.
It joins Arkavathy River near Kanakapura as a tributary.

Chikkaballapura district

Chikkaballapur districtChikkaballapurChikballapur district
The Arkavati is an important mountain river in Karnataka, India, originating at Nandi Hills of Chikkaballapura district.

Ramanagara district

RamanagaraRamanagar districtRamanagaram district
It is a tributary of the Kaveri, which it joins at 34 km south of Kanakapura, Ramanagara District called Sangama in Kannada, after flowing through Ramanagara and Kanakapura. There is Manchanabele dam that is across the river further downstream, located in Ramanagara District

Ramanagara

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It is a tributary of the Kaveri, which it joins at 34 km south of Kanakapura, Ramanagara District called Sangama in Kannada, after flowing through Ramanagara and Kanakapura.

Kanivenarayanapura

The river drains into the Chikkarayappanahalli Lake near Kanivenarayanapura.

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Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary

Kaveri Wildlife Sanctuary
Important places along the river stretch flowing through the sanctuary covering its forested central and eastern parts are the Hogenakal Falls (meaning: "smoking rock" in Kannada language), Mekedatu (meaning: "goats leap"), and Sangam (confluence with the Arkavathi River.

Lakes in Bangalore

lakesKengeri and Veerasandra lakeslake in the city
The dependence on lakes, tanks, ponds, wells and other sources, in the past for supply of raw water to the city was de–linked with treated supplies arranged from river based schemes such as the "Chamarajendra Water Works" (Hesaraghatta Lake) built in 1894 and the "Chamarajasagar Reservoir" at T G Halli across the Arkavathy River in 1933 and subsequent sourcing from the Cauvery River schemes.

List of waterfalls of India

List of waterfalls in IndiaGanganna Sirrasu Water FallsIndia's tallest single-tiered waterfall

Pushpagiri Temple Complex

PushpagiriPushpagiri Math
Pinakini or Penna River (in vernacular language), Arkavati and Palar.

Mavallipura

The site was not identified by any administrative body based on public discussions and it was within the catchment of the Arkavathy river which flows into Kaveri which in turn supplies drinking water to the city of Bangalore.