Manikdoh Dam

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Manikdoh Dam
Manikdoh Dam is located in Maharashtra
Manikdoh Dam
Location of Manikdoh Dam in Maharashtra
Official nameManikdoh Dam
LocationJunnar
Coordinates19°14′07″N 73°47′29″E / 19.2353041°N 73.7914508°E / 19.2353041; 73.7914508Coordinates: 19°14′07″N 73°47′29″E / 19.2353041°N 73.7914508°E / 19.2353041; 73.7914508
Opening date1984
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damGravity
ImpoundsKukadi river
Height51.8 m (170 ft)
Length930 m (3,050 ft)
Dam volume596 km3 (143 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity283,070 km3 (67,910 cu mi)
Surface area18,434 km2 (7,117 sq mi)

Manikdoh Dam, is a gravity dam on Kukadi River near Junnar, Pune district in state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications[edit]

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 51.8 m (170 ft) while the length is 930 m (3,050 ft). The volume content is 596 km3 (143 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 308,060.00 km3 (73,907.52 cu mi).[1] The dam is located in the Ghod basin and is part of the Kukadi project, which constructed five dams in the region. Other dams included in this project are Yedgaon Dam, Pimpalgaon Joge Dam, Dimbhe Dam and Wadaj Dam. A 6 MW power house is also built at the foot of this dam.[2]

Purpose[edit]

  • Irrigation
  • Hydroelectricity

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Specifications of large dams in India Archived 2011-07-21 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Kukadi Major Irrigation Project JI00460". Retrieved February 25, 2013.