Hanga Dam

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Hanga Dam
Hanga Dam is located in Maharashtra
Hanga Dam
Location of Hanga Dam in India Maharashtra
Official name Hanga Dam
Location Hanga, Parner
India
Coordinates 18°59′33″N 74°28′54″E / 18.99250°N 74.48167°E / 18.99250; 74.48167Coordinates: 18°59′33″N 74°28′54″E / 18.99250°N 74.48167°E / 18.99250; 74.48167
Opening date 1978
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earth-fill (Earthen)
Impounds Hanga River
Height 15.84 m (52.0 ft)
Length 390 m (1,280 ft)
Reservoir
Creates Hanga lake
Total capacity 1,340 km3 (320 cu mi)
Surface area 500 km2 (190 sq mi)

Hanga Dam (Marathi: हंगा धरण ), is an earth-fill dam on Hanga river in Hanga village in Parner taluka of Ahmednagar district of state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications[edit]

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 15.84 m (52.0 ft) while the length is 390 m (1,280 ft). The gross storage capacity is 1,850 km3 (440 cu mi).[1]

Purpose[edit]

  • Irrigation
  • Drinking water for neatest villages

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