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)
Reservoir
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.

Specifications[edit]

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]

Purpose[edit]

  • Hydroelectricity

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