Masalga Dam

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Masalga Dam
Masalga Dam is located in Maharashtra
Masalga Dam
Location of Masalga Dam in Maharashtra
Official nameMasalga Dam D02930
LocationNilanga
Coordinates18°14′35″N 76°43′01″E / 18.2430055°N 76.7168856°E / 18.2430055; 76.7168856Coordinates: 18°14′35″N 76°43′01″E / 18.2430055°N 76.7168856°E / 18.2430055; 76.7168856
Opening date1996[1]
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
Impoundslocal river
Height10.26 m (33.7 ft)
Length2,023 m (6,637 ft)
Dam volume0 km3 (0 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity0 km3 (0 cu mi)
Surface area3,696 km2 (1,427 sq mi)

Masalga Dam, is an earthfill dam on local river near Nilanga, Latur district in the state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications[edit]

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 10.26 m (33.7 ft) while the length is 2,023 m (6,637 ft). The volume content is 0 km3 (0 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 14,670.00 km3 (3,519.52 cu mi).[2]

Purpose[edit]

  • Irrigation

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Masalga D02930". Retrieved 15 March 2013.
  2. ^ Specifications of large dams in India Archived 21 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine