●Nag River of Nagpur, Maharashtra
•The Nagpur city derives its name from the Nag river which passes through the city.
•The Nag river originates from the Ambazari Lake in west Nagpur
•The river serves as drainage for Nagpur and as a result its ecosystem is heavily polluted by urban waste from the city
【Recently, the Bombay High Court said that the Nag river has become extremely polluted due to industrialisation and urbanisation.】
•Forming a part of the Kanhan-Pench river system, the Nag River originates in Lava hills near wadi.
•The confluence point of the Nag and Pioli rivers is near Pawangaon, the confluence point of Nag and Pora river is near Titur, and the confluence point of Nag and Kanhan River is near Sawangi village.
• In November 2015, various efforts have been made to restore the river to the city’s heritage list from which it was removed in 2001.