Upper Dudhana Dam

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Upper Dudhana Dam
Official nameUpper Dudhana Dam
LocationJalna
Opening date1964
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
ImpoundsDudhana river
Height18 m (59 ft)
Length2,750 m (9,020 ft)
Dam volume965 km3 (232 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity13,010 km3 (3,120 cu mi)
Surface area445 km2 (172 sq mi)

Upper Dudhana Dam, is an earthfill dam on Dudhana river near Jalna in the state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications[edit]

The height of the dam above its lowest foundation is 18 m (59 ft) while the length is 2,750 m (9,020 ft). The volume content is 965 km3 (232 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 15,000.00 km3 (3,598.69 cu mi).[1]

Purpose[edit]

  • Irrigation

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Specifications of large dams in India" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2011.