Karpara Dam

Karpara Dam
Karpara Dam is located in Maharashtra
Karpara Dam
Location of Karpara Dam in Maharashtra
Official nameKarpara Dam D01286
Coordinates19°30′39″N 76°37′44″E / 19.5107101°N 76.6288661°E / 19.5107101; 76.6288661Coordinates: 19°30′39″N 76°37′44″E / 19.5107101°N 76.6288661°E / 19.5107101; 76.6288661
Opening date1975[1]
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
ImpoundsKarpara river
Height16.66 m (54.7 ft)
Length1,046 m (3,432 ft)
Dam volume344 km3 (83 cu mi)
Total capacity24,700 km3 (5,900 cu mi)
Surface area778 km2 (300 sq mi)

Karpara Dam, is an earthfill dam on Karpara river near Jintur, Parbhani district in state of Maharashtra in India.


The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 16.66 m (54.7 ft) while the length is 1,046 m (3,432 ft). The volume content is 344 km3 (83 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 27,320.00 km3 (6,554.42 cu mi).[2]


  • Irrigation

See also


  1. ^ "Karpara D01286". Archived from the original on 12 April 2013. Retrieved 6 March 2013.
  2. ^ Specifications of large dams in India Archived 21 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine
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