Kanoli Dam

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Kanoli Dam
Kanoli Dam is located in Maharashtra
Kanoli Dam
Location of Kanoli Dam in India Maharashtra
Official name Kanoli Dam D01259
Location Dhule
Coordinates 20°39′21″N 74°47′02″E / 20.6558609°N 74.7838283°E / 20.6558609; 74.7838283Coordinates: 20°39′21″N 74°47′02″E / 20.6558609°N 74.7838283°E / 20.6558609; 74.7838283
Opening date 1974[1]
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earthfill
Impounds Bori river
Height 24.5 m (80 ft)
Length 459 m (1,506 ft)
Dam volume 290 km3 (70 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity 8,450 km3 (2,030 cu mi)
Surface area 217 km2 (84 sq mi)

Kanoli Dam is an earthfill dam on the Bori River near Dhule, in Nashik District in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Specifications[edit]

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 24.5 m (80 ft) while the length is 459 m (1,506 ft). The volume content is 290 km3 (70 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 11,900.00 km3 (2,854.96 cu mi).[2]

Purpose[edit]

  • Irrigation

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kanoli D01259". Retrieved February 28, 2013. 
  2. ^ Specifications of large dams in India Archived 2011-07-21 at the Wayback Machine.