Walwan Dam

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Walwan Dam
Walwan Dam is located in Maharashtra
Walwan Dam
Location of Walwan Dam
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
Demolition date N/A
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 km3 (44 cu mi)
Total capacity 72,122 km3 (17,303 cu mi)
Surface area 14,250 km2 (5,500 sq mi)

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 km3 (44 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 72,500.00 km3 (17,393.67 cu mi).[1]


  • Hydroelectricity

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