Location of Irai Dam in India Maharashtra
|Official name||Irai Dam|
|Owner(s)||Government of Maharashtra, India|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||Earthfill
|Height||30 m (98 ft)|
|Length||1,620 m (5,310 ft)|
|Dam volume||985 km3 (236 cu mi)|
|Total capacity||193,000 km3 (46,000 cu mi)|
|Surface area||58,000 km2 (22,000 sq mi)|
Irai Dam, is an earthfill and gravity dam on Irai river near Chandrapur and Tadoba Andhari Tiger Project 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 Chargaon dam in September 2012. The situation came under control after the rainfall stopped.
The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 30 m (98 ft) while the length is 1,620 m (5,310 ft). The volume content is 985 km3 (236 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 226,500.00 km3 (54,340.24 cu mi).
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