Dudhawa Dam

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Dudhawa Dam
Official name Dudhawa Dam
Location Dhamtari district, Chhattisgarh, India
Coordinates 20°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 began 1953-54
Opening date 1963-64
Dam and spillways
Impounds Mahanadi River
Height 24.53 m
Length 2,906.43 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]