Bawanthadi River originates from the Kurai plateau of Seoni District
in Madhya Pradesh
. The river enters Bhandara District
by flowing towards south and functions as an interstate boundary between two states. It merges with the Wainganga River
after running about 48 km. A dam is being constructed across this river at Sitekasa village of Maharashtra. Quicksand occurs in many parts of the river bed.