Kanholibara Dam

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Kanholibara Dam
Kanholibara Dam is located in Maharashtra
Kanholibara Dam
Location of Kanholibara Dam
Official name Kanholibara Dam D01348
Location Hingana
Coordinates 20°56′22″N 78°50′17″E / 20.9393663°N 78.8381374°E / 20.9393663; 78.8381374Coordinates: 20°56′22″N 78°50′17″E / 20.9393663°N 78.8381374°E / 20.9393663; 78.8381374
Opening date 1976[1]
Demolition date N/A
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earthfill
Impounds Krishna river
Height 21.05 m (69.1 ft)
Length 1,365 m (4,478 ft)
Dam volume 115.3 km3 (27.7 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity 19,820 km3 (4,760 cu mi)
Surface area 333 km2 (129 sq mi)

Kanholibara Dam, is an earthfill dam on a local river Krishna near Hingana, Nagpur district in state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications[edit]

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 21.05 m (69.1 ft) while the length is 1,365 m (4,478 ft). The volume content is 115.3 km3 (27.7 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 22,213.00 km3 (5,329.18 cu mi).[2]

Purpose[edit]

  • Irrigation

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