Mas Dam

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Mas Dam
Mas Dam is located in Maharashtra
Mas Dam
Location of Mas Dam in Maharashtra
Official name Mas Dam D01424
Location Khamgaon
Coordinates 20°36′10″N 76°39′45″E / 20.6027091°N 76.6624368°E / 20.6027091; 76.6624368Coordinates: 20°36′10″N 76°39′45″E / 20.6027091°N 76.6624368°E / 20.6027091; 76.6624368
Opening date 1932[1]
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earthfill
Impounds Mas river
Height 17.71 m (58.1 ft)
Length 663 m (2,175 ft)
Dam volume 399 km3 (96 cu mi)
Total capacity 15,040 km3 (3,610 cu mi)
Surface area 4,810 km2 (1,860 sq mi)

Mas Dam, is an earthfill dam on the Mas river near Khamgaon, Buldhana district in the Indian State of Maharashtra. It is largely used for irrigation purposes.


The height of the dam above the lowest foundation is 17.71 m (58.1 ft) while the length is 663 m (2,175 ft). The volume content is 399 km3 (96 cu mi) and the gross storage capacity is 17,500.00 km3 (4,198.47 cu mi).[2]

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  1. ^ "Mas D01424". Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Specifications of large dams in India Archived 21 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine.