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Vihar Dam

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Official name  Vihar dam D04998
Opening date  1860
Impounds  Vihar river
Height  26 m
Location  Mumbai
Type of dam  Earthfill
Length  817 m (2,680 ft)
Surface area  7,270 kmĀ²
Vihar Dam
Owners  Government of Maharashtra, India
Similar  Tansa Dam, Kolkewadi Dam, Itiadoh Dam, Yeldari Dam, Kanher Dam

Vihar dam, is an earthfill dam on Vihar river in Mumbai, near Bhandup in the state of Maharashtra in India.

Contents

Map of Vihar Dam, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400078

SpecificationsEdit

The height of the dam above its lowest foundation is 25.6 m (84 ft) while the length is 817 m (2,680 ft). The volume content is 353 km3 (85 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 41,459.00 km3 (9,946.54 cu mi).

PurposeEdit

  • Drinking water
  • Water Supply
  • hydroelectric power
  • References

    Vihar Dam Wikipedia


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