Dolwahal Dam

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Dolwahal Dam
Dolwahal Dam is located in Maharashtra
Dolwahal Dam
Location of Dolwahal Dam in India Maharashtra
Official name Dolwahal (Weir) Dam D03733
Location Roha
Coordinates 18°25′34″N 73°13′13″E / 18.426036°N 73.220412°E / 18.426036; 73.220412Coordinates: 18°25′34″N 73°13′13″E / 18.426036°N 73.220412°E / 18.426036; 73.220412
Opening date 1969[1]
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earthfill
Impounds Kundlika river
Height 12.5 m (41 ft)
Length 543 m (1,781 ft)
Dam volume 1,943 km3 (466 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity 1,840 km3 (440 cu mi)
Surface area 3,230 km2 (1,250 sq mi)

Dolwahal Dam, also called Weir Dam is an earthfill dam on Kundlika river near Roha, Raigad district in the state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications[edit]

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 12.5 m (41 ft) while the length is 543 m (1,781 ft). The volume content is 1,943 km3 (466 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 10,070.00 km3 (2,415.92 cu mi).[2]

Purpose[edit]

  • Irrigation
  • Water Supply

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