Adol Dam

Adol Dam
Adol Dam is located in Maharashtra
Adol Dam
Location of Adol Dam in Maharashtra
Official nameAdol Dam
LocationBorala
Coordinates20°06′00″N 76°59′00″E / 20.10000°N 76.98333°E / 20.10000; 76.98333Coordinates: 20°06′00″N 76°59′00″E / 20.10000°N 76.98333°E / 20.10000; 76.98333
Opening date1990
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
ImpoundsAdola river
Height18.47 m (60.6 ft)
Length1,725 m (5,659 ft)
Dam volume479 km3 (115 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity0 km3 (0 cu mi)
Surface area3,141 km2 (1,213 sq mi)

Adol Dam is an earthfill dam on Adola river near Borala in Washim district in the state of Maharashtra, India.

Specifications

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 18.47 m (60.6 ft) while the length is 1,725 m (5,659 ft). The volume content is 479 km3 (115 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 15,270.00 km3 (3,663.47 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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