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
India
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)
Reservoir
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.

Specifications

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]

Purpose

  • Irrigation
  • Drinking water for nearest villages

See also

References

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