Adan Dam

Adan Dam
Adan Dam is located in Maharashtra
Adan Dam
Location of Adan Dam in Maharashtra
Official nameAdan Dam
LocationKaranja
Coordinates20°25′17.55″N 77°33′47.07″E / 20.4215417°N 77.5630750°E / 20.4215417; 77.5630750Coordinates: 20°25′17.55″N 77°33′47.07″E / 20.4215417°N 77.5630750°E / 20.4215417; 77.5630750
Opening date1977
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
Rockfill
ImpoundsAran river
Height30.13 m (98.9 ft)
Length755 m (2,477 ft)
Dam volume1,428 km3 (343 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity67,250 km3 (16,130 cu mi)
Surface area10,520 km2 (4,060 sq mi)

Adan Dam, is an earthfill and rockfill dam on Aran river near Karanja, Washim district in state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 30.13 m (98.9 ft) while the length is 755 m (2,477 ft). The volume content is 1,428 km3 (343 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 78,320.00 km3 (18,789.97 cu mi).[1]

Purpose

  • Irrigation

See also

References

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