Dudhawa Dam

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Dudhawa Dam
Official nameDudhawa Dam
LocationDhamtari district, Chhattisgarh, India
Coordinates20°18′28″N 81°46′18″E / 20.30778°N 81.77167°E / 20.30778; 81.77167Coordinates: 20°18′28″N 81°46′18″E / 20.30778°N 81.77167°E / 20.30778; 81.77167
Construction began1953-54
Opening date1963-64
Dam and spillways
ImpoundsMahanadi River
Height24.53 m
Length2,906.43 m

Dudhawa Dam is located in Dhamtari district of Chhattisgarh in India. The construction of the dam began in 1953 and finished in 1964. It is built across the Mahanadi river in the village of Dudhawa, 21 km from Sihawa and 29 km from Kanker. The height of the dam is 24.53 m and the length 2,906.43 m. The reservoir has a catchment area of 625.27 km2.[1]

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