Koradi Dam

Koradi Dam
Koradi Dam is located in Maharashtra
Koradi Dam
Location of Koradi Dam in Maharashtra
Official nameKoradi Dam D01436
LocationMehkar
Coordinates20°12′40″N 76°30′16″E / 20.2110225°N 76.5043795°E / 20.2110225; 76.5043795Coordinates: 20°12′40″N 76°30′16″E / 20.2110225°N 76.5043795°E / 20.2110225; 76.5043795
Opening date1979[1]
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
ImpoundsKoradi river
Height19.31 m (63.4 ft)
Length900 m (3,000 ft)
Dam volume1,193 km3 (286 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity15,120 km3 (3,630 cu mi)
Surface area6,465 km2 (2,496 sq mi)

Koradi Dam, is an earthfill dam on Koradi river near Mehkar, Buldhana district in the state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 19.31 m (63.4 ft) while the length is 900 m (3,000 ft). The volume content is 1,193 km3 (286 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 22,500.00 km3 (5,398.04 cu mi).[2]

Purpose

  • Irrigation

See also

References

  1. ^ "Koradi D01436". Archived from the original on 12 April 2013. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  2. ^ Specifications of large dams in India Archived 21 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine
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