|Official name||Vaitarna Dam / Modaksagar Dam|
|Owner(s)||Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, Mumbai, India|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||Gravity|
|Height||82 m (269 ft)|
|Length||567.07 m (1,860.5 ft)|
|Total capacity||174,790,000 m3 (6.173×109 cu ft)|
|Surface area||8.39 km2 (3.24 sq mi)|
Vaitarna Dam, also called Modaksagar Dam, is a gravity dam on Vaitarna river which supplies water to Palghar,Mumbai, but located in Palghar & Nashik district in the state of Maharashtra in India. It was opened in 1957.
Another dam, the Middle Vaitarna Dam is to be built in the neighboring Palghar & Thane district on the same river; to supplement the water supply to the ever-growing needs of Mumbai and its metropolitan area.
The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 82 m (269 ft) while the length is 567.07 m (1,860.5 ft). The gross storage capacity is 204,980.00 km3 (49,177.32 cu mi).
- Water supply
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