Gunjwani Dam

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Gunjwani Dam
Gunjwani Dam is located in Maharashtra
Gunjwani Dam
Location of Gunjwani Dam in Maharashtra
Official nameGunjwani Dam
LocationVelhe
Coordinates18°18′05″N 73°37′10″E / 18.3014285°N 73.6194598°E / 18.3014285; 73.6194598Coordinates: 18°18′05″N 73°37′10″E / 18.3014285°N 73.6194598°E / 18.3014285; 73.6194598
Opening date2000
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
Gravity
ImpoundsKanand river
Height52.82 m (173.3 ft)
Length1,730 m (5,680 ft)
Dam volume6,871 km3 (1,648 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity104,480 km3 (25,070 cu mi)
Surface area6,410 km2 (2,470 sq mi)

Gunjwani Dam, is an earthfill and gravity dam on Kanand river near Velhe, Pune district in state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications[edit]

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 52.82 m (173.3 ft) while the length is 1,730 m (5,680 ft). The volume content is 6,871 km3 (1,648 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 104,690.00 km3 (25,116.47 cu mi).[1]

Purpose[edit]

  • Irrigation

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Specifications of large dams in India" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2010-10-25.