Pimpalgaon Joge Dam

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Pimpalgaon Joge Dam
Pimpalgaon Joge Dam is located in Maharashtra
Pimpalgaon Joge Dam
Location of Pimpalgaon Joge Dam in Maharashtra
Official namePimpalgaon Joge Dam
Coordinates19°19′29″N 73°50′12″E / 19.3247468°N 73.8367694°E / 19.3247468; 73.8367694Coordinates: 19°19′29″N 73°50′12″E / 19.3247468°N 73.8367694°E / 19.3247468; 73.8367694
Opening date1999
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
ImpoundsAR river
Height28.6 m (94 ft)
Length1,560 m (5,120 ft)
Dam volume2,010 km3 (480 cu mi)
Total capacity110,240 km3 (26,450 cu mi)
Surface area263,000 km2 (102,000 sq mi)

Pimpalgaon Joge Dam, is an earthfill dam on Ar river, a tributary of Kukadi River near Junnar, Pune district in the state of Maharashtra in India.


The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 28.6 m (94 ft) while the length is 1,560 m (5,120 ft). The volume content is 2,010 km3 (480 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 235,520.00 km3 (56,504.25 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, Manikdoh Dam, Dimbhe Dam and Wadaj Dam.[2] As of 2010, the annual average rainfall in the catchment area of this dam was 900 mm.[3]


  • Irrigation

The dam provides water to areas of Otur, Junnar, Narayangaon, Alephata and Parner, which are basically grape harvesting areas.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Specifications of large dams in India
  2. ^ "Kukadi Major Irrigation Project JI00460". Retrieved February 25, 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Pimpalgaon Joge reports 0% live water storage". Pune: Times of India. July 31, 2010. Retrieved February 25, 2013.