Malaprabha River is a tributary of the Krishna River and flows through Karnataka. It rises in the Western Ghats at an altitude of 792 m in the state's Belgaum district. The river joins Krishna River at Kudalasangama in Bagalkot district.
Navilatirtha Dam (Navil in Kannada means peacock) is situated between Saundatti and Munavalli in Belgaum District. The reservoir created by the dam is called Renukasagara, it's catchment area is 11549 cubic km. This reservoir irrigates more than 2000 cubic km of agricultural land.