Isapur Dam

Isapur Dam
Isapur Dam is located in Maharashtra
Isapur Dam
Location of Isapur Dam in Maharashtra
Official nameIsapur Dam D02978
LocationKalamnuri,Hingoli, Yavatmal, Nanded
Coordinates19°45′51″N 77°22′35″E / 19.76425°N 77.3764515°E / 19.76425; 77.3764515Coordinates: 19°45′51″N 77°22′35″E / 19.76425°N 77.3764515°E / 19.76425; 77.3764515
Opening date1982[1]
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
ImpoundsPenganga river
Height57 m (187 ft)
Length4,120.1 m (13,517 ft)
Dam volume1.1216 km3 (0.2691 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity0.951000 km3 (0.228157 cu mi)
Surface area0 km2 (0 sq mi)

Isapur Dam is an earthfill dam on Penganga river near Kalamnuri in the state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 57 m (187 ft), while the length is 4,120.1 m (13,517 ft). The gross storage capacity is 1.254000 km3 (0.300851 cu mi) in volume.[2]

Purpose

  • Irrigation

How to Reach : To reach Isapur we have to travel first to Shembalpimpri. Isapur is situated 4 km to the west of Shembalpimpri. To reach Shembalpimpri there are 3 different routes, 1. from Pusad (27 km) 2. From Umarkhed (30 km) and 3. From Hingoli (41 km).

Features of Isapur :

  1. One of the biggest dam in Maharashtra. This dam is ranked at 4th position having around 3.5 km long earthwall.
  2. Shembaleshwar temple is 1 km towards west of Shembalpimpri
  3. Anchuleshwar temple is around 6 km away from Isapur towards west of Isapur.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Isapur D02978". 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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