Malaprabha Dam (Renuka Sagar Reservoir), Belgaum District.
'Naviluteertha'. It is another small place close to Hooli & Soundatti in the Belagaum district. Not a very well known tourist place as it does not have anything special a traveler would want to see, it is a low valley/gorge situated in between the 2 hills. It is said that even some time ago this place was full of peacocks, hence the name Navilu teertha – Navilu in kannada means ‘peacock’!
‘Malaprabha river’ and the 'dam' at Naviluteertha! The River is a tributary of the Krishna River and flows through the state of Karnataka. It rises in the Western Ghats at an altitude of 792 m in the state's Belgaum district. It flows for a distance of 304 km and joins the Krishna River at an altitude of 488 meters in Bagalkot district. It also flows through Dharwar District. Hubli city gets its drinking water from this reservoir. The catchment area is 2564 square kilometers & Irrigable Area to be 218191 Ha (hectares) as quoted by Water Sources Department, Government of Karnataka.