Sonal Dam

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Sonal Dam
Sonal Dam is located in Maharashtra
Sonal Dam
Location of Sonal Dam in Maharashtra
Official name Sonal Dam D01374
Location M Pir
Coordinates 20°19′23″N 77°12′23″E / 20.3230174°N 77.206496°E / 20.3230174; 77.206496Coordinates: 20°19′23″N 77°12′23″E / 20.3230174°N 77.206496°E / 20.3230174; 77.206496
Opening date 1981[1]
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earthfill
Impounds Aran river
Height 19.6 m (64 ft)
Length 1,114 m (3,655 ft)
Dam volume 698 km3 (167 cu mi)
Total capacity 16,920 km3 (4,060 cu mi)
Surface area 0 km2 (0 sq mi)

Sonal Dam, is an earthfill dam on Aran river near Mangrulpir, Washim district in the state of Maharashtra in India.


The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 19.6 m (64 ft) while the length is 1,114 m (3,655 ft). The volume content is 698 km3 (167 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 20,270.00 km3 (4,863.03 cu mi).[2]


  • Irrigation

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