Yeralwadi Dam

Yeralwadi Dam
Yeralwadi Dam
Location of Yeralwadi Dam
Official name Yeralwadi Dam
Location Khatav
Coordinates

17°31′50″N 74°29′10″E / 17.5304835°N 74.4860065°E / 17.5304835; 74.4860065Coordinates: 17°31′50″N 74°29′10″E / 17.5304835°N 74.4860065°E / 17.5304835; 74.4860065

Opening date 1973
Demolition date N/A
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earthfill
Height 19.5 m (64 ft)
Length 2,115 m (6,939 ft)
Volume 663 km3 (159 cu mi)
Impounds Yerala river
Reservoir
Capacity 18,060 km3 (4,330 cu mi)
Surface area 0 km2 (0 sq mi)

Yeralwadi Dam, is an earthfill dam on Yerala river near Khatav, Satara district in the state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications

The height of the dam above its lowest foundation is 19.5 m (64 ft) while the length is 2,115 m (6,939 ft). The volume content is 663 km3 (159 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 33,020.00 km3 (7,921.92 cu mi).[1]

Purpose

  • Irrigation

See also

References

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