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  Tapti River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The river rises in the eastern Satpura Range of southern Madhya Pradesh state, and flows westward, draining Madhya Pradesh's Nimar region, Maharashtra's Kandesh and east Vidarbha regions in the northwest corner of the Deccan Plateau and South Gujarat before emptying into the Gulf of Cambay of the Arabian Sea, in the State of Gujarat.
The principal tributaries of the Tapti River are the Purna River, Girna River, Panzara River, Waghur River, Bori River and Aner River.
The river is dammed by Hatnur Dam in Jalgaon, Maharashtra.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tapti_River   (548 words)

  
 Yamuna, Rivers In India
The principal tributaries of the river are the Parvara, the Purna, the Manjra, the Penganga, the Wardha, the Wainganga, the Indravati and the Kolab.
Manyad and Lendi are the tributaries of the river.
Penganga River is one of the tributaries of Godavari River.
www.indiantravelportal.com /maharashtra/rivers   (1855 words)

  
 Rivers of Maharashtra-Godavari River-Krishna River
Tapi River: Tapi River rises from a place with an elevation of 752m near Multai in the Betul district of Madhya Pradesh.
The Purna, the Girna, the Panjhra, the Vaghur, the Bori and the Aner are the principal tributaries of Tapi.
Tapi Basin extends in three states with over an area of 65,145 km2, which is nearly 2.0% of total geographical area of the country.
www.maharashtratourism.net /rivers.html   (242 words)

  
 TAPI - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The word Tapi or TAPI could mean one of the following:
Tapti River in India, also known as Tapi River
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/TAPI   (103 words)

  
 Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
River banks in the reservoir were also subject to tidal erosion prior to construction of weir.
Normally these gates are kept open, but at the time of heavy floods in the river Tapi, these gates will be closed, to prevent the entry of flood water in to the city.
As a part of Flood protection scheme on river Tapi Construction of 725 mt. long earthen embankment with rubble pitching was carried out in 2000 at an estimated cost of Rs.
www.suratmunicipal.org /cespecial/main.htm   (1254 words)

  
 Crocodile Conservation in Maharastra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In Maharashtra, the river systems of the Godawari and Krishna (both originating in the Sahyadri ranges) and the Tapi (emerging from the Satpura hills along the northern boundary of the state), along with their tributaries, harbored the Indian `mugger' crocodiles (Crocodylus palustris) in reasonably adequate numbers till the mid-1960's.
Melghat Tiger Reserve encompasses the catchments of Khandu, Khapra, Sipna, Gadga and Dolar rivers which are tributaries of river Tapi, in the Melghat and Chikhaldara Talukas of Amravati district.
Introduction of mugger directly into the river Tapi was ruled out on administrative grounds as it would be difficult to monitor their movements at subsequent stages.
www.wii.gov.in /envis/crocodile/mahar.htm   (2172 words)

  
 Bandon Bay budgets
Hydrological characteristics of Tapi and Phumduang rivers in 1997.
The water quality of the Tapi River is greatly affected by human activities and land usage in the fairly densely populated Surat Thani province.
Salinity of freshwater from Tapi-Phumduang rivers and rainfall are assumed to be 0 psu.
data.ecology.su.se /mnode/Asia/Thailand/bandonbay/bb.htm   (1502 words)

  
 March 28, 2001 - March 29, 2001 :: News Archive :: Gujarat News at GujaratPlus.com
Just upto four years ago, the river Tapi - once a lifeline of the city - was a sight to rejoice and the full moon nights were occasions for the city residents to rejunevate and celebrate on the banks.
But, with the growth across the city coupled with lack of foresight for a vision for the city on the part of the civic agencies, the flow of water with changing course along with the ebb and tide of the sea is a thing of the past.
But, for now, the river Tapi looks like a swallow water stream and the river water touching in majesty both the sides of the banks on full moon are just embedded in memory of the residents.
www.gujaratplus.com /00-01archive/arc669.html   (2264 words)

  
 Famous Rivers of Madhya Pradesh,Rivers of MP,Famous Madhya Pradesh Rivers in India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This river originates at a height of 762m in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh (to the south of the Satpura Range).
Princess Narmada (the river) was the daughter of King Maikal (the mountain).
One of the major tributaries of the river Ganga, the Sone is 780km long with a drainage basin of 17,900sq km.
www.indiasite.com /madhyapradesh/rivers.html   (1485 words)

  
 Tapi River and Nong Tung Tong Non-Hunting Area   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The principal inflow is from the catchment of the Tapi River.
The depth of water is usually 1-4m, with a maximum of 6-7m in the Tapi River; the swamp may be reduced to 25 cm in depth by March.
There is a gradual intensification of agriculture along the Tapi River, which is reducing the value of these areas for wildlife.
www.arcbc.org.ph /wetlands/thailand/tha_taprivnontunton.htm   (588 words)

  
 Studies on antibiotics resistant, metal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In view of prevalence of MAR strains, maintaining a significant residual chlorine level in drinking water might have to be re-evaluated.
coli strain from Tapi river water indicate a looming threat to the village population residing on the bank of Tapi river.
Magee, A. and Quinn, J. (1991) Antibiotic resistance in the bacteria of a remote upland river catchment.
www.osmania.ac.in /MicroBiology/5p04.htm   (1055 words)

  
 Surat Travel, Surat Hotels, Surat Travel Agent, Surat Tours, Surat Travel Guide, Surat Tour Packages, Gujarat, India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Settled on the bank of River Tapi, it is just about 250 kms from Mumbai and Ahemedabad and falls on the main road from Mumbai to Ahemedabad.
The western side of the district is the sea coast and otherwise it is surrounded by districts of Navasari, The Dangs, Narmada and Bharuch.
Situated on the banks of river Tapi, it was a great port city during the Mughal region.
www.t2india.com /place-info.php?place=109-Surat   (507 words)

  
 Gujarat Maritime Board
Essar steel Ltd., LPG jetty is situated at Hazira near Magdalla on the west coast of India in southern Gujarat on the bank of river Tapi.
Gujarat Ambuja cement jetty is situated at Hazira near Magdalla on the west coast of India in southern Gujarat on the bank of river Tapi.
Larsen and Tubro cement jetty is situated at Hazira near Magdalla on the west coast of India in southern Gujarat on the bank of river Tapi.
www.gmbports.org /port_captive_jetties_more.htm   (592 words)

  
 sumuldairy.com
The city of Surat is situated on the bank of river Tapi.(Latitude 21°15' N and 72°52'E.) It occupies a pivotal position on Ahmedabad- Mumbai corridor and is connected by railway at a distance of 230 km.
But according to Reinaud, this is not Surat on the river Tapi, but Sorath or Kathiawar and this view is now generally received by all.
under- e-Khubsurat Another story about naming of the town reveals that the Tapi river at surat was used as one of the major ports for exports and also for Muslim pilgrimage (Haj) to Mecca.
www.sumulonline.com /absurat.html   (2000 words)

  
 BAPS Care International | Services | Disaster Relief 1990-1999 | 1998 Floods of Surat
Engineers at the Ukai Dam were forced to release water on 17 September as a precautionary measure into the River Tapi.
Neighbouring villages on either side of the River Tapi were also affected.
The BAPS centre in Surat, which is situated on the banks of the River Tapi, was submerged under 12 feet of water for many days.
www.bapscare.org /services/disaster/1990/1998floods.htm   (254 words)

  
 Hydroelectric Dam
The word I-san denotes vastness, which is appropriate considering that the Northeast or Khorat Plateau is bordered to the north and the east by the Mekong River and Laos, and to the south largely by Cambodia.
Most of these dams were built across the tributaries of the Mun River, the region’s major river which is comparable in importance to the Chao phraya River of the Central Plains and the Tapi River of the South.
Siridhorn dam was constructed across the Lam Dom Noi River, a tributary of the Mun River at Kaeng Sae Noi in sirindhorn district, Ubon Ratchathani province.
www.egat.co.th /english/dams/hydroelectric_dam.htm   (1620 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Water and Womanhood : Religious Meanings of Rivers in Maharashtra : Books: Anne Feldhaus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Rivers in India are commonly associated with certain worldly religious values: wealth, beauty, long life, good health, food, love, and the birth of children.
Afjhul Khan, Andhra Pradesh, Tapi Mahatmya, Bhimkund Ali, Sati Asara, Ramdoh Ali, Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency, Narmada Mahatmya, Godavari River, Mount Meru, Deccan Plateau, North India, King Hama, Satara District, Krsna Mahatmya, Nira River, Tapi River, Krsna River, Madhli Ali, Payosni River, Pune District, South India, Craig Smith, Ganapati Ali, Gopal Krsna
To begin with, the author makes the simple point that rivers aren't primarily about purity/pollution, a typical dichotomy through which their religious significance is understood, but also about fertility/lack.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/019509283X?v=glance   (969 words)

  
 Effluents are killing rivers- The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Thanks to the domestic and industrial effluents discharged into Tapi, the river has been reduced to just a narrow stretch of yucky water.
Rivers falling along the entire 400-km stretch between Vapi and Mehsana, popularly called the ‘Golden Corridor’, are facing the brunt because of dumping of industrial and domestic waste.
The problem is particularly grave during summers when there is not enough water in the rivers to dilute the effluents.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /articleshow/1132677.cms   (269 words)

  
 Studies on antibiotics resistant, metal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Studies on antibiotics resistant, metal tolerant and thermo-tolerant coliforms from Tapi river water at Bhusawal
coli, isolated from Tapi River flowing through densely populated and rapidly industrializing tropical area, exhibit resistance to commonly used antibiotics and metal ions, (ii) extent of MAR is associated with metal tolerance or thermotolerance and (iii) their inactivation is possible to render potable water safe due to increasing residual chlorine.
Water samples were collected in sterile glass bottles at 5-10 cm depth from recreational zone, upstream of Tapi river, near Bhusawal and transported in an icebox for laboratory analysis within 2 h.
www.osmania.ac.in /MicroBiology/5p01.htm   (581 words)

  
 Jalgaon Monsoon 2005
The Khandesh region has Girana and Tapi Rivers connected with many small rivers and these rivers witnessing flooding situation when dam water is released.
A youth went in for fishing on Tapi river banks at Kathora village in Jalgaon Taluka is missing and is feared to be drowning in high pressure rain water in the River.
The continued raining has caused flooding in Tapi, Panjhra, and Kaan Rivers in the region and water outlets are overflowing with rainwater.
www.ejalgaon.com /events/monsoon2005   (3882 words)

  
 Ao Bandon (Bandon Bay)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
A huge area of intertidal mudflats, extending 1-2 km offshore, encompasses the delta of the Tapi River and at least nine other smaller rivers.
Tidal influences are modified by freshwater run-off from the Tapi River catchment.
Industrial effluents and the release of deoxygenated water from the Chiew Nam hydro-electric dam (situated upstream on a major tributary of the Tapi River) are already causing severe pollution.
www.arcbc.org.ph /wetlands/thailand/tha_ao_ban.htm   (995 words)

  
 WATER MANAGEMENT IN ZONE I
Saurashtra and Kutch also feature some irrigation projects, but given the limitations of their rivers, they are scattered and limited in scope.
The main challenge currently is to transfer the initiative and responsibility for water management, as well as a greater share of its cost, to the farmers who are the beneficiaries of the projects.
Its plans for PIM elsewhere are the same: it will be up to the water users' associations to pay in advance the entire amount owed for water supplied to the association on a volumetric basis, and then to collect the individual charges from their members.
www.iar.ubc.ca /centres/cisar/WOOD/Wood3.html   (2338 words)

  
 AID - San Diego   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Udai river on which the proposed project is planned Joins the Narmada at Bushagaon.
The towns Akkalkuwa, Thaloda, Shahada are all in the southern slope of the Thoranmaal mountains and lies in the Tapi river basin.
Drinking Water: Fetching drinking water from the rivers is a laborious job of the village women.
www.aidindia.org /sandiego/bilgaon_sd.htm   (1334 words)

  
 SmartSurat.com  #  Statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Surat is situated on the banks of the Tapi and was one of the greatest Indian ports during the Mugal regime.
Today, Surat is a booming industrial centre famous for textiles, zari, brocades, and is a very important diamond processing centre and can proudly claim to be one of the cleanest Indian cities with a glorious past and a bright future.
Near Tapi River Bank in 11th Century of Vikram Sanvat.
www.smartsurat.com /Surat/Statistics.asp   (92 words)

  
 Environment and Pollution : Water Pollution india growth statistics details figures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Bacteriological Parameters in River Ganga and its Tributaries in India (1998)
Bacteriological Parameters in River Mahi and its Tributaries in India (1998)
Bacteriological Parameters in River Tapi and its Tributaries in India (1998)
www.indiastat.com /india/ShowData.asp?secid=294&ptid=11&level=2   (3003 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Gulf of Thailand Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The north tip of the Gulf is the Bight of Bangkok at the mouth of the Chao Phraya River, near Bangkok.
The boundary of the gulf is defined by the line from Cape Bai Bung in southern Vietnam (just south of the mouth of the Mekong river) to the city Kota Baru on the Malayian coast.
The main rivers which empty into the gulf are the Chao Phraya (including its distributary Ta Chin) and the Meklong at the Bight of Bangkok, and to a lesser degree the Tapi river into the Bandon Bay in the southwest of the gulf.
www.ipedia.com /gulf_of_thailand.html   (353 words)

  
 Travel Thailand - General Information about Thailand
These impressive long-boat races held on the Nan river are made all the more spectacular by the brightly-colored Nan boats.
Aesthetic displays performed by the participants include piercing of the body and face with sharp objects and walking barefooted on hot charcoal, all in the belief that good health and spiritual peace will be attained.
This dazzling event on the mighty Mekong River marks the end of the Ok Phansa (Buddhist Lent).
www.travelthailand.net /festivals/1001.htm   (804 words)

  
 Attraction in Thailand : Suratthani & Ko Samui
Known locally as Phra That Khao Tapet, and located on the summit of Tapi Hill in the Khao Tapet Nature & Wildlife center, this stupa houses Buddha relics donated by the Indian government some 30 years ago.
These are concentrated in the estuarine areas of the Kadaeh and Ta Tong rivers.
Local people organize dazzling land and waterborne processions of revered Buddha images (to symbolize the Buddha's return to Earth) and boat races on the Tapi River where long boats, each manned by up to 50 oarsmen, are ebulliently raced.
www.trailsofasia.com /country/thai/south/suratthani_a.htm   (997 words)

  
 Suratthani Information : : Tourism Authority of Thailand
Tapi River Estuary Located some 7 kilometres from the town, this area is noteworthy for its quality seafood restaurants.
Khao Tha Phet Wildlife and Nature Education Centre About 6 kilometres from the provincial capital along Highway No. 4009 (the Surat Thani-Na San route) and 1.5 kilometres along an access road, this centre is located on a hill called Khao Tha Phet and covers an area of 2,906 rais, or 4.65 square kilometres.
Si Surat Stupa, known locally as Phra That Khao Tha Phet, is located on the summit of Khao Tha Phet.
www.ehotelbooking.com /Suratthani/attractions.html   (889 words)

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