Nirguna Dam

Nirguna Dam
Nirguna Dam is located in Maharashtra
Nirguna Dam
Location of Nirguna Dam in Maharashtra
Official nameNirguna Dam D01287
LocationPatur
Coordinates20°20′31″N 76°51′15″E / 20.3420516°N 76.8541878°E / 20.3420516; 76.8541878Coordinates: 20°20′31″N 76°51′15″E / 20.3420516°N 76.8541878°E / 20.3420516; 76.8541878
Opening date1975[1]
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
ImpoundsNirguna river
Height25.7 m (84 ft)
Length1,800 m (5,900 ft)
Dam volume124 km3 (30 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity28,840 km3 (6,920 cu mi)
Surface area4,760 km2 (1,840 sq mi)

Nirguna Dam is an earthfill dam on Nirguna River near Patur, Akola district, in the state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications

The height of the dam above its lowest foundation is 25.7 m (84 ft), while its length is 1,800 m (5,900 ft). Its volume content is 124 km3 (30 cu mi), and its gross storage capacity is 32,290.00 km3 (7,746.78 cu mi).[2]

Purpose

  • Irrigation

See also

References

  1. ^ "Nirguna D01287". Retrieved 19 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Specifications of large dams in India" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 22 October 2010.
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