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Waldevi Dam

Waldevi Dam, is an earthfill dam on the Waldevi River near Nashik in the state of Maharashtra in India.

Waldevi Dam
Waldevi Dam is located in Maharashtra
Waldevi Dam
Location of Waldevi Dam in Maharashtra
Official nameWaldevi Dam D03212
LocationNasik
Coordinates19°53′56″N 73°40′24″E / 19.8989148°N 73.6733296°E / 19.8989148; 73.6733296Coordinates: 19°53′56″N 73°40′24″E / 19.8989148°N 73.6733296°E / 19.8989148; 73.6733296
Opening date1995[1]
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
ImpoundsWaldevi river
Height36.4 m (119 ft)
Length1,890 m (6,200 ft)
Dam volume1,304 km3 (313 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity32,050 km3 (7,690 cu mi)
Surface area3,437 km2 (1,327 sq mi)

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SpecificationsEdit

The height of the dam above its lowest foundation is 36.4 m (119 ft) while the length is 1,890 m (6,200 ft). The volume content is 1,304 km3 (313 cu mi) and the gross storage capacity is 33,720.00 km3 (8,089.86 cu mi).[2]

PurposeEdit

  • Irrigation

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Waldevi D03212". Retrieved March 1, 2013.
  2. ^ Specifications of large dams in India