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Upper Dudhana Dam

Upper Dudhana Dam
Official name Upper Dudhana Dam
Location Jalna
Opening date 1964
Demolition date N/A
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earthfill
Impounds Dudhana river
Height 18 m (59 ft)
Length 2,750 m (9,020 ft)
Dam volume 965 km3 (232 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity 13,010 km3 (3,120 cu mi)
Surface area 445 km2 (172 sq mi)

Upper Dudhana Dam, is an earthfill dam on Dudhana river near Jalocala in the state of Maharashtra in India.

Contents

  • Specifications 1
  • Purpose 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Specifications

The height of the dam above its lowest foundation is 18 m (59 ft) while the length is 2,750 m (9,020 ft). The volume content is 965 km3 (232 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 15,000.00 km3 (3,598.69 cu mi).[1]

Purpose

  • Irrigation

See also

References

  1. ^ Specifications of large dams in India

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