The lough are naturally and artificially created waterbodies to support water requirement of wildlife in this landscape. There are —–no. of natural and —– no. of artificial waterbodies found in Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve. They harvest rain water during rainy months and enable distribution of wild animals to facilitate and able to use of vegetations and its sources in the landscape. Without allowing the animals to congregate only along the flowing water sources. They play vital role in balanced use of natural resources spread all over the landscape.