Siddheshwar Dam

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Siddheshwar Dam
Siddheshwar Dam is located in Maharashtra
Siddheshwar Dam
Location of Siddheshwar Dam in India Maharashtra
Official name Siddheshwar Dam D03206
Location Siddeshwar
Coordinates 19°35′26″N 76°57′22″E / 19.5905434°N 76.9560702°E / 19.5905434; 76.9560702Coordinates: 19°35′26″N 76°57′22″E / 19.5905434°N 76.9560702°E / 19.5905434; 76.9560702
Opening date 1968[1]
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earthfill
Impounds Purna river
Height 38.26 m (125.5 ft)
Length 6,353.2 m (20,844 ft)
Dam volume 0.9072 million cubic meters
Reservoir
Creates Siddheshwar
Total capacity 0.251 km3 (0.060 cu mi)
Surface area 40.58 km2 (15.67 sq mi)

Siddheshwar Dam, is an earthfill dam on Purna river near Siddeshwar, Hingoli district, in the state of Maharashtra in India. The dam is located in Godavari river basin

Specifications[edit]

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 38.26 metres (125.5 ft), while the length is 6,353.2 m (20,844 ft). The gross storage capacity is 0.251 km3 (0.060 cu mi) and live storage capacity is 0.081 km3 (0.019 cu mi).[2] It is also known as Rupur camp.

Purpose[edit]

  • Irrigation

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Siddheshwar Dam D03206". Retrieved March 26, 2016. 
  2. ^ "National Register of Large Dams" (PDF). Specifications of large dams in India.