Kadwa Dam

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Kadwa Dam
Kadwa Dam is located in Maharashtra
Kadwa Dam
Location of Kadwa Dam in Maharashtra
Official nameKadwa Dam D03010
LocationIgatpuri
Coordinates19°45′20″N 73°47′38″E / 19.7555159°N 73.7938359°E / 19.7555159; 73.7938359Coordinates: 19°45′20″N 73°47′38″E / 19.7555159°N 73.7938359°E / 19.7555159; 73.7938359
Opening date1997[1]
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
ImpoundsKadwa river
Height31.84 m (104.5 ft)
Length1,660 m (5,450 ft)
Dam volume1,245 km3 (299 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity52,910 km3 (12,690 cu mi)
Surface area6,705 km2 (2,589 sq mi)

Kadwa Dam, is an earthfill dam on Kadwa river near Igatpuri, Nashik district in state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications[edit]

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 31.84 m (104.5 ft) while the length is 1,660 m (5,450 ft). The volume content is 1,245 km3 (299 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 59,590.00 km3 (14,296.40 cu mi).[2]

Purpose[edit]

  • Irrigation

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kadwa D03010". Retrieved March 1, 2013.
  2. ^ Specifications of large dams in India Archived 2011-07-21 at the Wayback Machine