Morna Gureghar Dam

Morna Dam
Morna Gureghar Dam
Location of Morna Dam
Official name Morna (Gureghar) Dam D03137
Location Patur

17°17′29″N 73°50′02″E / 17.2912585°N 73.8337765°E / 17.2912585; 73.8337765Coordinates: 17°17′29″N 73°50′02″E / 17.2912585°N 73.8337765°E / 17.2912585; 73.8337765

Opening date 1971[1]
Demolition date N/A
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earthfill
Height 28.65 m (94.0 ft)
Length 600 m (2,000 ft)
Volume 1,109 km3 (266 cu mi)
Impounds local river
Capacity 41,460 km3 (9,950 cu mi)
Surface area 4,930 km2 (1,900 sq mi)

Morna Dam, also called as Gureghar dam, is an earthfill dam on local river near Patur, Satara district in the state of Maharashtra in India.


The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 28.65 m (94.0 ft) while the length is 600 m (2,000 ft). The volume content is 1,109 km3 (266 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 44,740.00 km3 (10,733.70 cu mi).[2]


  • Irrigation

See also


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