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Morana Dam

Morana (Gureghar) Dam
Morana Dam
Location of Morana (Gureghar) Dam
Official name Morana (Gureghar) Dam
Location Patan

17°17′30″N 73°50′06″E / 17.2916632°N 73.834884°E / 17.2916632; 73.834884Coordinates: 17°17′30″N 73°50′06″E / 17.2916632°N 73.834884°E / 17.2916632; 73.834884

Opening date 2006
Demolition date N/A
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earthfill
Height 47.02 m (154.3 ft)
Length 420 m (1,380 ft)
Impounds Morana river
Capacity 36,990 km3 (8,870 cu mi)
Surface area 31.27 km2 (12.07 sq mi)

Morana (Gureghar) Dam, is an earthfill dam on Morana river near Patan, Satara district in the state of Maharashtra in India.


The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 47.02 m (154.3 ft) while the length is 420 m (1,380 ft). The gross storage capacity is 39,550.00 km3 (9,488.55 cu mi).[1]


  • Irrigation

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