Ekburji Dam

Ekburji Dam
Ekburji Dam is located in Maharashtra
Ekburji Dam
Location of Ekburji Dam in Maharashtra
Official nameEkburji Dam D01207
LocationWashim
Coordinates20°02′41″N 77°06′04″E / 20.0447743°N 77.1011067°E / 20.0447743; 77.1011067Coordinates: 20°02′41″N 77°06′04″E / 20.0447743°N 77.1011067°E / 20.0447743; 77.1011067
Opening date1964[1]
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
ImpoundsChandrabhaga river
Height23.7 m (78 ft)
Length830 m (2,720 ft)
Dam volume566 km3 (136 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity11,960 km3 (2,870 cu mi)
Surface area218 km2 (84 sq mi)

Ekburji Dam, is an earthfill dam on Chandrabhaga river near Washim in the state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 23.7 m (78 ft) while the length is 830 m (2,720 ft). The volume content is 566 km3 (136 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 14,100.00 km3 (3,382.77 cu mi).[2]

Purpose

  • Irrigation
  • Water Supply for Washim town

See also

References

  1. ^ "Ekburji D01207". Archived from the original on 12 April 2013. Retrieved 1 March 2013.
  2. ^ Specifications of large dams in India Archived 21 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine
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