Adhala Dam

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Adhala Dam
Adhala Dam is located in Maharashtra
Adhala Dam
Location of Adhala Dam in India Maharashtra
Official name Adhala Dam
Location Akole, Deothan
Coordinates 19°38′23″N 74°1′37″E / 19.63972°N 74.02694°E / 19.63972; 74.02694Coordinates: 19°38′23″N 74°1′37″E / 19.63972°N 74.02694°E / 19.63972; 74.02694
Construction began 1966
Opening date 1976
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earthfill
Impounds Adhala river
Height 40 m (130 ft)
Length 623 m (2,044 ft)
Dam volume 1,437 km3 (345 cu mi)
Spillway type Non gated
Spillway capacity 54900 cusecs
Creates Adhala dam
Total capacity 27,600 km3 (6,600 cu mi)
Catchment area 177.10 sq. Km
Surface area 2,306 km2 (890 sq mi)
Maximum water depth 40.02 m
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Adhala Dam, is an earthfill dam on Adhala river near Akole,Deothan, Ahmednagar district in state of Maharashtra in India.


The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 40 m (130 ft) while the length is 623 m (2,044 ft). The volume content is 1,437 km3 (345 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 30,000.00 km3 (7,197.38 cu mi).[1]

  • Capacity in TMC:1.06(By Abhi Thorat)


  • Irrigation in Akole,Sagamner & Sinner Tahsil
  • Drinking Water supply to Devthan,Hivargaon Ambre, Ganore, Dongargaon & Pimplegaon villages (create by government)

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