Jagdishpur Taal, Kapilvastu

Admin     06 Jan, 2023

The Jagdishpur Taal is a reservoir in Jahadi Village Development Committee, Kapilvastu District, Nepal which was named after Er. Jagadish Jha who designed and supervised the construction of Banaganga dam. With a surface area of 225 ha (2.25 km2),it is the largest reservoir in the country and an important wetland site. It is situated at an altitude of 197 m (646 ft).The maximum water depth varies between 2 m (6.6 ft) in the dry season and 7 m (23 ft) in the monsoon season.

The Jagdishpur Reservoir is listed on the List of Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance, as defined by the Ramsar Convention.