Kariwade Lake Wetland

WETLAND 6129 | TALUKA: SAWANTWADI

Seasonal Area (Ha)15.39
Permanent Area (Ha)6.85
Lat, Long15.917235, 73.858913
JurisdictionMinor Irrigation Department and Private landholders

Wetland type: Inland, Freshwater permanent reservoir

Violations reported: 05

Kariwade Lake Map

ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

  • source of water for agriculture
  • Source for fishing (estimated fish production is 21,000 kg and actual production is 19,000 kg
  • source of noteworthy plant species
  • Buffering communities from extreme events as floods and storms
  • Groundwater recharge
  • Water purification
  • acts as a sink for sediments
  • Habitat for noteworthy flora and fauna species

WETLANDS FEATURE

Deforestation on a large scale is affecting the rich biodiversity of this wetland.It is located near ecologically sensitive Western ghat.

BIO-DIVERSITY STUDY

Number of species spotted at location by expert team

FLORA SPECIES

42

FAUNA SPECIES

62

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BRIEF DOCUMENTATION REPORT

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FLORA FAUNA CHECKLIST