Vapholi Talav Wetland

WETLAND 6150 | TALUKA: SAWANTWADI

Seasonal Area (Ha)39.34
Permanent Area (Ha)11.47
Lat, Long15.843736, 73.878082
JurisdictionMinor Irrigation Department and Private landholders 

Wetland type: Inland, Freshwater permanent Lake reservoir 

Violations reported: 03

Vapholi Lake Map

ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

  • source of drinking water for village
  • source of water for agriculture
  • 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

In the vicinity of this wetland existence of 7.99 hectares of “devrai” results in rich flora & fauna. It is located near an ecologically sensitive Western ghat.

BIO-DIVERSITY STUDY

Number of species spotted at location by expert team

FLORA SPECIES

81

FAUNA SPECIES

75

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BRIEF DOCUMENTATION REPORT

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FLORA FAUNA CHECKLIST