Chitri Dam

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chand
Chitri Dam is located in Maharashtra
Chitri Dam
Location of chand in India Maharashtra
Official name Chitri Dam D03132
Location Ajara
Coordinates 16°04′19″N 74°09′34″E / 16.071886°N 74.159493°E / 16.071886; 74.159493Coordinates: 16°04′19″N 74°09′34″E / 16.071886°N 74.159493°E / 16.071886; 74.159493
Opening date 2001[1]
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earthfill
Impounds Chitri river
Height 55.1 m (181 ft)
Length 1,710 m (5,610 ft)
Dam volume 2,606 km3 (625 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity 52,359 km3 (12,562 cu mi)
Surface area 2,931 km2 (1,132 sq mi)

Chitri Dam, is an earthfill dam on Chitri river near Ajara, Kolhapur district in state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications[edit]

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 55.1 m (181 ft) while the length is 1,710 m (5,610 ft). The volume content is 2,606 km3 (625 cu mi)

Purpose[edit]

  • Irrigation
  • Power House

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chitri D03132". Retrieved March 4, 2013.