The Bhoj Wetland consists of two lakes placed in the town of Bhopal, the capital of the central Indian nation of Madhya Pradesh. The lakes are the Bhojtal & the Lower Lake, which misinform the west of the town middle. The Bhojtal has a place of 31 km², and drains a catchment or watershed of 361 km². The watershed of the Bhojtal is often rural, with a few urbanized areas around its japanese give up. The lower lake has an area of 1.29 km². Its catchment is 9.6 km² and is primarily urbanized; the Lower Lake additionally receives subsurface seepage from the Bhojtal.
The Bhojtal become created by way of Paramara Raja Bhoj, ruler of Malwa. He set up Bhopal to at ease the eastern frontier of his country. The lake became created by building an earthen dam across the Kolans River. The Kolans become previously a tributary of the Halali River; with the introduction of the Bhojtal and a diversion channel, the upper reach of the Kolans River and the Bhojtal now drain into the Kaliasot River. Bhadbhada dam was built in 1965 at the southeast corner of the Bhojtal; it now controls the outflow to the Kaliasot river.