Tillari (Main) Dam

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Not to be confused with Tillari (Forebay) Dam.
Tillari Dam
Tillari (Main) Dam is located in Maharashtra
Tillari (Main) Dam
Location of Tillari Dam in India Maharashtra
Official name Tillari (Main) Dam D04937
Location Chandgad
Coordinates 15°47′55″N 74°20′36″E / 15.798696°N 74.343281°E / 15.798696; 74.343281Coordinates: 15°47′55″N 74°20′36″E / 15.798696°N 74.343281°E / 15.798696; 74.343281
Opening date 1986[1]
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Gravity
Impounds Tillari river
Height 38.05 m (124.8 ft)
Length 485 m (1,591 ft)
Dam volume 250 km3 (60 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity 92,020 km3 (22,080 cu mi)
Surface area 9,290 km2 (3,590 sq mi)

Tillari (Main) Dam, is a gravity dam on Tillari river near Chandgad, Kolhapur district in the state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications[edit]

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 38.05 m (124.8 ft) while the length is 485 m (1,591 ft). The volume content is 250 km3 (60 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 113,266.00 km3 (27,173.96 cu mi).[2]

Purpose[edit]

  • Hydroelectricity

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