Sukhi Dam

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Sukhi Dam
Sukhi Dam is located in India
Sukhi Dam
Location of Sukhi Dam in India
CountryIndia
LocationVadodara district, Gujarat
Coordinates22°26′20.7″N 073°52′56.5″E / 22.439083°N 73.882361°E / 22.439083; 73.882361Coordinates: 22°26′20.7″N 073°52′56.5″E / 22.439083°N 73.882361°E / 22.439083; 73.882361
PurposeIrrigation
StatusOperational
Construction began1978
Opening date1987
Dam and spillways
Type of damEmbankment, earth-fill
ImpoundsSukhi River
Height (foundation)38 m (125 ft)
Length4,256 m (13,963 ft)
Dam volume4,173,170 m3 (5,458,300 cu yd)
Spillway typeOgee, gate-controlled
Spillway capacity5,964.3 m3/s (210,630 cu ft/s)
Reservoir
Total capacity178,470,000 m3 (144,690 acre⋅ft)
Active capacity167,140,000 m3 (135,500 acre⋅ft)
Catchment area412 km2 (159 sq mi)
Surface area29.04 km2 (11.21 sq mi)

Sukhi Dam is an embankment dam on the Sukhi River near the village of Dungarvat in Vadodara district of Gujarat, India. The primary purpose of the dam is the irrigation of a 31,532 ha (77,920 acres) area with nearly 350 km (220 mi) of canals. It was built between 1978 and 1987. The dam is an earth-fill type with a masonry spillway section.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sukhi Water Resources Project". Narmada, Water Resources, Water Supply and Kalpsar Department. Retrieved 28 December 2015.