Dhoki Dam

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Dhoki Dam
Dhoki Dam is located in Maharashtra
Dhoki Dam
Location of Dhoki Dam in Maharashtra
Official name Dhoki Dam
Location Dhoki, Parner
Coordinates 19°10′21″N 74°25′5″E / 19.17250°N 74.41806°E / 19.17250; 74.41806Coordinates: 19°10′21″N 74°25′5″E / 19.17250°N 74.41806°E / 19.17250; 74.41806
Opening date 1981
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earth-fill (Earthen)
Impounds Kalu River
Height 17.33 m (56.9 ft)
Length 397 m (1,302 ft)
Creates Dhoki lake
Total capacity 1,240 km3 (300 cu mi)
Surface area 290 km2 (110 sq mi)

Dhoki Dam (Marathi: ढोकी धरण), is an earth-fill dam on Kalu river in Dhoki village in Parner taluka of Ahmednagar district of state of Maharashtra in India.


The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 17.33 m (56.9 ft) while the length is 397 m (1,302 ft). The gross storage capacity is 1,270 km3 (300 cu mi).[1]


  • Irrigation
  • Drinking water for nearest villages

See also


  1. ^ Specifications of large dams in India Archived July 21, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
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