Madkhol Lake Wetland

WETLAND 6121 | TALUKA: SAWANTWADI

Seasonal Area (Ha)41.49
Permanent Area (Ha)24.87
Lat, Long15.939275, 73.862716
JurisdictionMinor Irrigation Department

Wetland type:Inland, Freshwater permanent Lake reservoir

Violations reported: 05

Madkhol Lake Map

ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

  • source of drinking water for people living and around
  • source of water for agriculture
  • Source for traditional fishing, source for 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

 It is located near an ecologically sensitive Western ghat.

BIO-DIVERSITY STUDY

Number of species spotted at location by expert team

FLORA SPECIES

154

FAUNA SPECIES

78

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BRIEF DOCUMENTATION REPORT

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FLORA FAUNA CHECKLIST