Masoli Dam

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Masoli Dam
Masoli Dam is located in Maharashtra
Masoli Dam
Location of Masoli Dam in India Maharashtra
Official name Masoli Dam D01365
Location Gangakhed
Coordinates 18°53′52″N 76°44′44″E / 18.8978922°N 76.7454323°E / 18.8978922; 76.7454323Coordinates: 18°53′52″N 76°44′44″E / 18.8978922°N 76.7454323°E / 18.8978922; 76.7454323
Opening date 1981[1]
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earthfill
Impounds Masoli river
Height 24.84 m (81.5 ft)
Length 1,086 m (3,563 ft)
Dam volume 626 km3 (150 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity 27,390 km3 (6,570 cu mi)
Surface area 6,970 km2 (2,690 sq mi)

Masoli Dam, is an earthfill dam on Masoli river near Gangakhed, Parbhani district in the state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications[edit]

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 24.84 m (81.5 ft) while the length is 1,086 m (3,563 ft). The volume content is 626 km3 (150 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 34,080.00 km3 (8,176.23 cu mi).[2]

Purpose[edit]

  • Irrigation

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Masoli D01365". Retrieved 15 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Specifications of large dams in India Archived 21 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine.