Kudnur Dam

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Kudnur Dam
Kudnur Dam is located in Maharashtra
Kudnur Dam
Location of Kudnur Dam in India Maharashtra
Official name Kudnur Dam D04217
Location Chandgad
Coordinates 15°58′35″N 74°25′30″E / 15.9763358°N 74.4248789°E / 15.9763358; 74.4248789Coordinates: 15°58′35″N 74°25′30″E / 15.9763358°N 74.4248789°E / 15.9763358; 74.4248789
Opening date 2005[1]
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earthfill
Impounds local river
Height 20.99 m (68.9 ft)
Length 316 m (1,037 ft)
Dam volume 208.68 km3 (50.06 cu mi)
Total capacity 1,062 km3 (255 cu mi)
Surface area 214 km2 (83 sq mi)

Kudnur Dam, is an earthfill dam on local river near Chandgad, Kolhapur district in state of Maharashtra in India.


The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 20.99 m (68.9 ft) while the length is 316 m (1,037 ft). The volume content is 208.68 km3 (50.06 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 11,925.00 km3 (2,860.96 cu mi).[2]


  • Irrigation

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Kudnur D04217". Retrieved March 13, 2013. 
  2. ^ Specifications of large dams in India Archived 2011-07-21 at the Wayback Machine.