Jam Dam

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Jam Dam
Jam Dam is located in Maharashtra
Jam Dam
Location of Jam Dam in Maharashtra
Official nameJam Dam D03081
LocationKatol
Coordinates21°13′04″N 78°38′43″E / 21.2177452°N 78.645308°E / 21.2177452; 78.645308Coordinates: 21°13′04″N 78°38′43″E / 21.2177452°N 78.645308°E / 21.2177452; 78.645308
Opening date1996[1]
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
ImpoundsJam river
Height24 m (79 ft)
Length3,460 m (11,350 ft)
Dam volume107 km3 (26 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity23,550 km3 (5,650 cu mi)
Surface area7,565 km2 (2,921 sq mi)

Jam Dam, is an earthfill dam on Jam river near Katol, Nagpur district in state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications[edit]

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 24 m (79 ft) while the length is 3,460 m (11,350 ft). The volume content is 107 km3 (26 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 28,050.00 km3 (6,729.55 cu mi).[2]

Purpose[edit]

  • Irrigation

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jam D03081". Retrieved 28 February 2013.
  2. ^ Specifications of large dams in India Archived 21 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine