The Mandovi River otherwise called Mahadayi'or Mhadei stream, is portrayed as the life saver of the indian condition of Goa. The stream has a length of 77 km, 29 km in Karnataka and 52 km in Goa. It begins from a group of 30 springs at Bhimgad in the Western Ghats in the Belgaum region of Karnataka. The stream has a 2,032 km2 catchment zone in Karnataka and a 1,580 km2 catchment range in Goa. With its cerulean waters, Dudhsagar Falls and Varapoha Falls, it is otherwise called the Gomati in a couple places. The Mandovi and the Zuari are the two essential streams in the condition of Goa.
The Mandovi enters Goa from the north by means of the Sattari Taluka in Goa and from Uttara Kannada District of Karnataka close to the Castle Rock Rly. Stn.