Nalganga Dam

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Nalganga Dam
Nalganga Dam is located in Maharashtra
Nalganga Dam
Location of Nalganga Dam in India Maharashtra
Official name Nalganga Dam D01216
Location Malkapur
Coordinates 20°43′34″N 76°10′49″E / 20.72611°N 76.18028°E / 20.72611; 76.18028Coordinates: 20°43′34″N 76°10′49″E / 20.72611°N 76.18028°E / 20.72611; 76.18028
Opening date 1967[1]
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earthfill
Impounds Nalganga river
Height 29.8 m (98 ft)
Length 2,516 m (8,255 ft)
Dam volume 1,500 km3 (360 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity 70,540 km3 (16,920 cu mi)
Surface area 10,980 km2 (4,240 sq mi)

The Nalganga Dam is an earthfill dam on the Nalganga River near Malkapur, Buldhana district, in the state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications[edit]

The height of the dam above its lowest foundation is 29.8 m (98 ft), while the length is 2,516 m (8,255 ft). Its volume is 1,500 km3 (360 cu mi), and its gross storage capacity is 71,860.00 km3 (17,240.13 cu mi).[2]

Purpose[edit]

  • Irrigation

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