Waghad Dam

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Waghad Dam
Waghad Dam is located in Maharashtra
Waghad Dam
Location of Waghad Dam in Maharashtra
Official nameWaghad Dam D02970
LocationDindori
Coordinates20°13′19″N 73°43′00″E / 20.222053°N 73.7165882°E / 20.222053; 73.7165882Coordinates: 20°13′19″N 73°43′00″E / 20.222053°N 73.7165882°E / 20.222053; 73.7165882
Opening date1979[1]
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
ImpoundsKolwan river
Height45.6 m (150 ft)
Length952 m (3,123 ft)
Dam volume1,783 km3 (428 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity70,000 km3 (17,000 cu mi)
Surface area526 km2 (203 sq mi)

Waghad Dam, is an earthfill dam on Kalwan river near Dindori, Nashik district in the state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications[edit]

The height of the dam above its lowest foundation is 45.6 m (150 ft) while the length is 952 m (3,123 ft). The volume content is 1,783 km3 (428 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 76,480.00 km3 (18,348.53 cu mi).[2]

Purpose[edit]

  • Irrigation

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Waghad D02970". Retrieved March 1, 2013.
  2. ^ Specifications of large dams in India