Hatnur Dam

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Hatnur Dam Reservoir - Important Bird & Biodiversity Area
Hatnur Dam Right Canal.jpg
Hatnur Dam Right Canal
Hatnur Dam is located in Maharashtra
Hatnur Dam
Location of Hatnur Dam Reservoir - Important Bird & Biodiversity Area in Maharashtra
Official nameHatnur Dam D02977
Coordinates21°04′22″N 75°56′45″E / 21.0727972°N 75.9456968°E / 21.0727972; 75.9456968Coordinates: 21°04′22″N 75°56′45″E / 21.0727972°N 75.9456968°E / 21.0727972; 75.9456968
PurposeFor Agriculture irrigation,Drinking Water Electricity production,Water for domestic use,For Fishery
Opening date1982[1]
Construction cost344,500 cr
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India Hanur citizen
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
ImpoundsTapi river and purna
Height25.5 m (84 ft)
Length2,580 m (8,460 ft)
Dam volume3,850 km3 (920 cu mi)
Total capacity255,000 km3 (61,000 cu mi)
Surface area48,160 km2 (18,590 sq mi)
Commission dateHatnur, Bhusawal and Jalgaon
TypeHydro electric power plant
Installed capacityWater Storage Capacity is 388.

Hatnur Dam, is an earthfill dam on Tapti river near Bhusawal, Jalgaon district in state of Maharashtra in India.


This Dam is constructed by Government of India.


This large dam in Maharashtra, 100% water under use for 12 month The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 25.5 m (84 ft) while the length is 2,580 m (8,460 ft). The volume content is 3,850 km3 (920 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 388,000.00 km3 (93,086.15 cu mi).[2]


  • Irrigation
  • Power generation (about 1420MW)

From Hatnoor Dam to Tapi-Waghur confluence[edit]

Bhusawal Taluka[edit]

  • Pimpri sek Taluka
  • Kandari Taluka
  • Savtar Taluka
  • Nimbhora Taluka
  • Tapat Kathora Bk & kh Taluka
  • Hatnur dam

Raver Taluka[edit]

  • Lumkheda Taluka
  • Taskheda Taluka
  • Rangaon Taluka
  • Gahukheda Taluka
  • Raipur Taluka
  • Kathora Pra Savada Taluka

See also[edit]

  1. ^ "Hatnur D02977". Archived from the original on April 12, 2013. Retrieved March 5, 2013.
  2. ^ "Specifications of large dams in India" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2010-10-25.