Upper Vaitarana Dam
|Upper Vaitarana Dam|
|Official name||Upper Vaitarana Dam D03188|
|Owner(s)||Government of Maharashtra, India|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||Earthfill|
|Impounds||Vaitarna and Godavari rivers|
|Height||41 m (135 ft)|
|Length||2,531 m (8,304 ft)|
|Dam volume||1.520×106 m3 (53.7×106 cu ft)|
|Total capacity||0.332 km3 (0.080 cu mi)|
|Surface area||37.130 km2 (14.336 sq mi)|
Upper Vaitarana Dam, is an earthfill and gravity dam on west flowing Vaitarna river near Igatpuri, Nashik district of Maharashtra state in India. The reservoir created by this dam spreads on both Vaitarna and Godavari rivers catchment area.
The height of the dam above its lowest foundation is 41 m (135 ft) while the length is 2,531 m (8,304 ft). The volume content is 1.520×106 m3 (53.7×106 cu ft) and live storage capacity is 331×106 m3 (11.7×109 cu ft).