Rajanganaya Dam

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Rajanganaya Dam
Rajanganaya Dam - Sri Lanka - 30DEC2012.JPG
CountrySri Lanka
LocationRajanganaya
Coordinates08°08′30″N 80°13′23″E / 8.14167°N 80.22306°E / 8.14167; 80.22306Coordinates: 08°08′30″N 80°13′23″E / 8.14167°N 80.22306°E / 8.14167; 80.22306
PurposeIrrigation
StatusOperational
Operator(s)Ministry of Irrigation
Dam and spillways
ImpoundsKala Oya
Length350 m (1,150 ft)
Reservoir
Total capacity100.37×10^6 m3 (3,545×10^6 cu ft)
Catchment area76,863.60 hectares (189,934.1 acres)

The Rajanganaya Dam (also sometimes called Rajangana) is an irrigation dam built across the Kala Oya river, at Rajanganaya, bordering the North Western and North Central provinces of Sri Lanka. The main concrete dam measures approximately 350 m (1,150 ft) and creates the Rajanganaya Reservoir, which has a catchment area of 76,863.60 hectares (189,934.1 acres) and a total storage capacity of 100.37 million cubic metres (3,545×10^6 cu ft).[1]

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  1. ^ "Reservoirs in Sri Lanka". Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources Management. Retrieved 6 December 2015.

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