Hanga Dam

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Hanga Dam
Hanga Dam is located in Maharashtra
Hanga Dam
Location of Hanga Dam in Maharashtra
Official name Hanga Dam
Location Hanga, Parner
India
Coordinates 18°59′33″N 74°28′54″E / 18.99250°N 74.48167°E / 18.99250; 74.48167Coordinates: 18°59′33″N 74°28′54″E / 18.99250°N 74.48167°E / 18.99250; 74.48167
Opening date 1978
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earth-fill (Earthen)
Impounds Hanga River
Height 15.84 m (52.0 ft)
Length 390 m (1,280 ft)
Reservoir
Creates Hanga lake
Total capacity 1,340 km3 (320 cu mi)
Surface area 500 km2 (190 sq mi)

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

Specifications

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 15.84 m (52.0 ft) while the length is 390 m (1,280 ft). The gross storage capacity is 1,850 km3 (440 cu mi).[1]

Purpose

  • Irrigation
  • Drinking water for neatest villages

See also

References

  1. ^ Specifications of large dams in India
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