Walwan Dam

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Walwan Dam
Walwan Dam is located in Maharashtra
Walwan Dam
Location of Walwan Dam in India Maharashtra
Official name Walwan Dam
Location Maval
Coordinates 18°46′18″N 73°25′38″E / 18.771761°N 73.4271854°E / 18.771761; 73.4271854Coordinates: 18°46′18″N 73°25′38″E / 18.771761°N 73.4271854°E / 18.771761; 73.4271854
Opening date 1916
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Gravity
Impounds Indrayani river
Height 26.36 m (86.5 ft)
Length 1,356 m (4,449 ft)
Dam volume 182,000 m3 (6,400,000 cu ft)
Total capacity 72,122,000 m3 (2.5470×109 cu ft)
Surface area 142,500 m2 (1,534,000 sq ft)

Walwan Dam, (or Valvan Dam) is a gravity dam on the Indrayani river near Lonavla, Pune district in State of Maharashtra in India. It also provides water to the nearby Khopoli Power Plant.


The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 26.36 m (86.5 ft) while the length is 1,356 m (4,449 ft). The volume content is 182,000 m3 (6,400,000 cu ft) and gross storage capacity is 72,500,000.00 m3 (2.560313337×109 cu ft).[1]


  • Hydroelectricity

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