Surface Water Resources 
of Odisha

River System of Odisha River Basins Map

Sl.No. Name of the River Basin Catchment Area (SqKm) Water Resources (MCum)
Total Area Within Odisha % to Geo. Area of State 75% Dependable Average
1 Mahanadi 141134 65628 42.15 48732 59155
2 Brahmani 39116 22516 14.46 14011 18577
3 Baitarani 14218 13482 8.66 5434 7568
4 Kolab 20427 10300 6.61 8885 11089
5 Rushikulya 8963 8963 5.76 2782 3949
6 Vansadhara 11377 8960 5.75 3881 5083
7 Indravati 41700 7400 4.75 4451 6265
8 Burhabalanga & Jambhira 6691 6354 4.08 2521 3111
9 Nagavali 9275 4500 2.89 2322 2853
10 Subernarekha 19277 2983 1.92 2308 2308
11 Bahuda 1118 890 0.57 213 438
Draining into Sea   3731 2.40    
Total     100.00 95540 120397

Source: Orissa State Water Plan - 2004

   

Major River Basins of Odisha

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