Kolar Dam, a major masonry dam, is located about 35 km away from Bhopal, near Lawakhari village in Sehore District.
Constructed across the Kolar River, a tributary of Narmada on the right bank, the dam is about 45 m high. The maximum storage capacity is 270 M cm. The dam serves the irrigation purpose of Bhopal city and the surrounding areas. The nearest airport is Bhopal Airport Sehore Railway Station serves Lawakhari. Kolar is the smallest urban agglomeration of Bhopal consisting of Old Municipal Towns of kolar, Bhopal.