Malaprabha Dam is the shortest dam in Karnataka
. Situated in a narrow gorge called 'Peacock gorge,' the length of the dam is about 155 m. This dam is designed mainly to meet the drinking water requirements of the people of Belgaum
, and Bagalkot
Malaprabha Dam is located 3 km from Saundatti Yellamma Temple. Saundattti in Belgaum District
is 38 km from Dharwad, 58 km from Hubli
and 112 km from Belgaum.