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Lower Wardha Dam

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Type of dam  Earthfill Gravity
Length  9,464 m (31,050 ft)
Height  28 m
Phone  0788 829 4102
Impounds  Wardha River
Dam volume  2,639 km (633 cu mi)
Surface area  54,654 kmĀ²
Impound  Wardha River
Lower Wardha Dam
Official name  Lower Wardha Dam D03003
Location  Dhanodi near Arvi in Wardha District
Address  Warud Bagaji, Near Dhanodi, Pulgaon-Arvi Road, 0, Warud Bagaji, Maharashtra 442302
Hours  Closed today TuesdayClosedWednesdayClosedThursdayClosedFridayClosedSaturdayClosedSundayClosedMondayOpen 24 hours
Owners  Government of Maharashtra, India
Similar  Upper Wardha Dam, Pentakali Dam, Nalganga Dam, Katepurna Dam, Yeldari Dam

Lower Wardha Dam, is an earthfill and gravity dam on Wardha river at Varud (Baggaji)Dhanodi near Arvi in Wardha district but falls under Amravati district in the state of Maharashtra in India.

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Specifications

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 27.8 m (91 ft) while the length is 9,464 m (31,050 ft). The volume content is 2,639 km3 (633 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 253,340.00 km3 (60,779.50 cu mi).

This project's initial contract value is INR 417.30 Millions.

Location

This dam is located at 20.877819, 78.259821 close to a village named Dhanodi near Arvi, in Wardha District of the state of Maharashtra.

Purpose

  • Irrigation and water supply
  • References

    Lower Wardha Dam Wikipedia


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