Waghad Dam

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Waghad Dam
Waghad Dam is located in Maharashtra
Waghad Dam
Location of Waghad Dam in India Maharashtra
Official name Waghad Dam D02970
Location Dindori
Coordinates 20°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 date 1979[1]
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earthfill
Impounds Kolwan river
Height 45.6 m (150 ft)
Length 952 m (3,123 ft)
Dam volume 1,783 km3 (428 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity 70,000 km3 (17,000 cu mi)
Surface area 526 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

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