Location of Chargaon Dam in India Maharashtra
|Official name||Chargaon Dam|
|Owner(s)||Government of Maharashtra, India|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||Earthfill|
|Height||14.4 m (47 ft)|
|Length||3,065 m (10,056 ft)|
|Dam volume||428 km3 (103 cu mi)|
|Total capacity||19,866 km3 (4,766 cu mi)|
|Surface area||12,921.9 km2 (4,989.2 sq mi)|
Chargaon Dam, is an earthfill dam on Chargaon river near Varora, Chandrapur district in state of Maharashtra in India. A borderline flood situation was seen in the catchment and the low-lying areas of this dam and the nearby Erai dam in September 2012. The situation came under control after the rainfall stopped.
The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 14.4 m (47 ft) while the length is 3,065 m (10,056 ft). The volume content is 428 km3 (103 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 21,700.00 km3 (5,206.11 cu mi).