Kolar Dam
Kolar Dam (Bhopal) is located in Madhya Pradesh
Kolar Dam (Bhopal)
Location of Kolar Dam in Madhya Pradesh
Coordinates22°57′34″N 77°20′46″E / 22.959520°N 77.346175°E / 22.959520; 77.346175
Owner(s)Government of Madhya Pradesh, India
Dam and spillways
ImpoundsKolar river
Height45 m (148 ft)
Length590 m (1,940 ft)

Kolar Dam is located on 35 km south-west of Bhopal city. It is built on Kolar river which is a tributary river of Narmada river. This dam is constructed near Lawakhweri village in Sehore district.[1][2]


Dam water is a raw water source for Kolar Water Treatment Plant which is managed by Public Health Engineering Department of Madhya Pradesh. This plant avails approx. 153 MLD treated water to Bhopal city which is 60% of total water supply to city. Its water treatment plant is largest and best among water treatment plants arranging water supply to Bhopal city.[3][4][5]


See also


  1. ^ "अधिकारियों को निर्देश:पेयजल के लिए कोलार डैम से 72 एमसीएम जलापूर्ति होगी, भेजेंगे प्रस्ताव". Dainik Bhaskar. 11 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Kolar Dam gates closed, Bhadbhada, Kaliyasot sluice gates remain open". The Hitavada. 31 August 2020.
  3. ^ "Earlier, a cabinet meeting was scheduled for the day. However, now the Chief Minister will hold a meeting with several ministers near Kolar Dam". Catchnews. 5 January 2021.
  4. ^ "'Kolar reservoir area will be developed for tourism'". Daily Pioneer. 6 January 2021.
  5. ^ "Bhopal News: गेहूंखेड़ा में गर्मी के दौरान नहीं होगी पानी की किल्लत, कोलार डैम से होगी आपूर्ति". Nai Dunia. 31 December 2020.