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Upper Vaitarana Dam

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Opening date  1973
Total capacity  0.332 km (0.080 cu mi)
Surface area  37.13 km²
Impound  Vaitarna
Type of dam  Earthfill Gravity
Height  41 m
Location  Igatpuri
Length  2,531 m (8,304 ft)
Upper Vaitarana Dam
Official name  Upper Vaitarana Dam D03188
Impounds  Vaitarna and Godavari rivers
Dam volume  1.520×10^ m (53.7×10^ cu ft)
Owners  Government of Maharashtra, India
Similar  Vaitarna Dam, Darna Dam, Middle Vaitarna Dam, Bhatsa Dam, Tansa Dam

Upper Vaitarana Dam, is an earthfill and gravity dam on west flowing Vaitarna river near Igatpuri, Nashik district of Maharashtra state in India. The reservoir created by this dam spreads on both Vaitarna and Godavari rivers catchment area.

Contents

Map of Upper Vaitarna Dam, Zarwad Bk, Maharashtra 422402

Specifications

The height of the dam above its lowest foundation is 41 m (135 ft) while the length is 2,531 m (8,304 ft). The volume content is 1.520×10^6 m3 (53.7×10^6 cu ft) and live storage capacity is 331×10^6 m3 (11.7×10^9 cu ft).

Purpose

  • Municipal water supply to Mumbai city and hydroelectricity (60 MW).
  • References

    Upper Vaitarana Dam Wikipedia


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