Amalocalalla Dam

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Amalnala dam
Amalocalalla Dam is located in Maharashtra
Amalocalalla Dam
Location of Amalnala dam in India Maharashtra
Official name Amalocalalla Dam
Location Rajura
Coordinates 19°41′21″N 79°09′46″E / 19.6891117°N 79.1628047°E / 19.6891117; 79.1628047Coordinates: 19°41′21″N 79°09′46″E / 19.6891117°N 79.1628047°E / 19.6891117; 79.1628047
Opening date 1985
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earthfill
Impounds Amalocalalla river
Height 37.75 m (123.9 ft)
Length 1,607 m (5,272 ft)
Dam volume 133.4 km3 (32.0 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity 21,200 km3 (5,100 cu mi)
Surface area 3,703 km2 (1,430 sq mi)

Amalocalalla Dam, is an earthfill dam on Amalocalalla river near Rajura, Chandrapur district in state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications[edit]

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 37.75 m (123.9 ft) while the length is 1,607 m (5,272 ft). The volume content is 133.4 km3 (32.0 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 22,700.00 km3 (5,446.02 cu mi).[1]

Purpose[edit]

  • Irrigation

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