Location of Gangrel Dam in India Chhattisgarh
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||Embankment, earth-fill|
|Height||30.5 m (100 ft)|
|Length||1,830 m (6,004 ft)|
|Dam volume||1,776,000 m3 (2,322,920 cu yd)|
|Spillway capacity||17,230 m3/s (608,472 cu ft/s)|
|Total capacity||910,500,000 m3 (1.190889039×109 cu yd)|
|Active capacity||766,890,000 m3 (1.003054250×109 cu yd)|
|Surface area||95 km2 (37 sq mi)|
|Normal elevation||333 m|
Gangrel Dam, also known as the R.S. Sagar Dam, is located in Chhattisgarh, India. It is built across the Mahanadi River. It is located in Dhamtari district,about 15 km from dhamtari and about 90 km from Raipur. It is the longest dam in Chhattisgarh. This dam supplies year round irrigation, allowing farmers to harvest two crops per year. The dam also supplies 10 MW of hydro-electric power capacity.
- "National Register for Large Dams" (PDF). India: Central Water Commission. 2009. pp. 194–197. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 30 November 2011.
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