Mitti Dam

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The Mitti Dam is a concrete and earthen dam built on the Mitti River in Abdasa Taluka, Kutch District, Gujarat, India. The Mitti River is an intermittent stream[1] and provides a catchment area of 468.78 square kilometres (115,840 acres) for the reservoir.[2] The dam is located near the village of Trambau and was completed in 1983.[3] The dam is 4405 m long,[3] and has 17.40 Mm³[4] of gross storage, 2.68 Mm³ of dead storage, and 14.72 Mm³ of live storage capacity.[2]


  1. ^ Lakhpat, India, Sheet NF 42-2 (topographic map, scale 1:250,000), Series U-502, United States Army Map Service, July 1956 
  2. ^ a b Jain, S. Sharad Kumar; Agarwal, Pushpendra K. and Singh, V. Vijay P. (2007). Hydrology and Water Resources of India. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Verlag. p. 750. ISBN 978-1-4020-5179-1. 
  3. ^ a b "Mitti D02052". India-WRIS (Water Resources Information System of India). Archived from the original on 5 June 2013. 
  4. ^ Dam capacity is measured in cubic megametres (Mm3) also known as zettalitres. 1 Mm3 is equivalent to 818 acre-feet.

Further reading[edit]

  • National Institute of Hydrology (India) (1994). Dam Break Study of Mitti Dam. Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India: National Institute of Hydrology. OCLC 663571248. 

Coordinates: 23°20′16″N 68°49′50″E / 23.33778°N 68.83056°E / 23.33778; 68.83056