Bor Dam

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Bor Dam
Bor Dam is located in Maharashtra
Bor Dam
Location of Bor Dam in Maharashtra
Official nameBor Dam D01225
LocationBori
Coordinates20°58′23″N 78°41′57″E / 20.9729808°N 78.6991882°E / 20.9729808; 78.6991882Coordinates: 20°58′23″N 78°41′57″E / 20.9729808°N 78.6991882°E / 20.9729808; 78.6991882
Opening date1965[1]
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
ImpoundsBor river
Height36.28 m (119.0 ft)
Length1,158 m (3,799 ft)
Dam volume2,474 km3 (594 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity127,420 km3 (30,570 cu mi)
Surface area13,506 km2 (5,215 sq mi)

Bor Dam, is an earthfill dam on Bor river near Bori in the Bor Wildlife Sanctuary, Seloo Tahsil, Wardha district in State of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications[edit]

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 36.28 m (119.0 ft) while the length is 1,158 m (3,799 ft). The volume content is 2,474 km3 (594 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 138,750.00 km3 (33,287.90 cu mi).[2]

Purpose[edit]

  • Irrigation

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bor D01225". Retrieved 28 February 2013.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Specifications of large dams in India Archived 21 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine