Walwan Dam

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Walwan Dam
Walwan Dam is located in Maharashtra
Walwan Dam
Location of Walwan Dam
Official name Walwan Dam
Location Maval
Coordinates 18°46′18″N 73°25′38″E / 18.771761°N 73.4271854°E / 18.771761; 73.4271854Coordinates: 18°46′18″N 73°25′38″E / 18.771761°N 73.4271854°E / 18.771761; 73.4271854
Opening date 1916
Demolition date N/A
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Gravity
Impounds Indrayani river
Height 26.36 m (86.5 ft)
Length 1,356 m (4,449 ft)
Dam volume 182 km3 (44 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity 72,122 km3 (17,303 cu mi)
Surface area 14,250 km2 (5,500 sq mi)

Walwan Dam, (or Valvan Dam) is a gravity dam on Indrayani river near Lonavla, Pune district in State of Maharashtra in India. It also provides water to the nearby Khopoli Power Plant.

Specifications[edit]

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 26.36 m (86.5 ft) while the length is 1,356 m (4,449 ft). The volume content is 182 km3 (44 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 72,500.00 km3 (17,393.67 cu mi).[1]

Purpose[edit]

  • Hydroelectricity

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