Lonimavla Dam

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Lonimavla Dam
Lonimavla Dam is located in Maharashtra
Lonimavla Dam
Location of Lonimavla Dam in Maharashtra
Official name Lonimavla Dam
Location Lonimawala, Parner
India
Coordinates 19°0′40″N 74°19′24″E / 19.01111°N 74.32333°E / 19.01111; 74.32333Coordinates: 19°0′40″N 74°19′24″E / 19.01111°N 74.32333°E / 19.01111; 74.32333
Opening date 1981
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earth-fill (Earthen)
Impounds Local Nallah River
Height 10 m (33 ft)
Length 958 m (3,143 ft)
Reservoir
Creates Lonimavla lake
Total capacity 880 km3 (210 cu mi)
Surface area 46 km2 (18 sq mi)

Lonimavla Dam (Marathi: लोणीमावळा धरण), is an earth-fill dam in Lonimawala village in Parner taluka of Ahmednagar district of state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 10 m (33 ft) while the length is 958 m (3,143 ft). The gross storage capacity is 1,080 km3 (260 cu mi).[1]

Purpose

  • Irrigation
  • Drinking water for neatest villages

See also

References

  1. ^ Specifications of large dams in India Archived 2011-07-21 at the Wayback Machine
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