The Lower Lake or Chhota Talaab is a lake in Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh country of India. Along with the Upper Lake, it paperwork the Bhoj Wetland. The lake was constructed via developing in 1794 to beautify the metropolis. The production became commissioned by way of Chote Khan, a minister of Nawab Hayat Muhammad Khan Bahadur. A wide variety of earlier wells were merged on this lake.
The bridge that separates the Lower Lake and the Upper Lake is referred to as "Pul Pukhta" or Lower Lake bridge. The decrease lake has also been noted as "Pukhta-Pul Talao" in literature. The Lower Lake is positioned to the east of the Upper Lake. An earthen dam separates the two lakes. The two lakes are constructed in a terraced way, the lowest level of the Upper Lake is just underneath the highest stage of the Lower Lake. The Lower Lake has an area of 1.29, and its catchment location is 9.6 km2.
The lake receives subsurface seepage from the Upper Lake. In the 1850s, the most and minimum depths of the lake had been 11.7 m and 6.16 m respectively. As of 2011, the maximum intensity turned into 10.7m. The Lower Lake does not have any sparkling water supply; it gets seepage water from the Upper Lake and drainage from 28 sewage-filled nullahs. It drains into the Patra rivulet, which joins Halali River, a small tributary of the Betwa River.