Pentakali Dam

Pentakali Dam
Pentakali Dam is located in Maharashtra
Pentakali Dam
Location of Pentakali Dam in Maharashtra
Official namePentakali Dam D03109
Coordinates20°16′14″N 76°28′30″E / 20.2706815°N 76.4749182°E / 20.2706815; 76.4749182Coordinates: 20°16′14″N 76°28′30″E / 20.2706815°N 76.4749182°E / 20.2706815; 76.4749182
Opening date2003[1]
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
ImpoundsPenganga river
Height27.5 m (90 ft)
Length990 m (3,250 ft)
Dam volume694,350 m3 (24,521,000 cu ft)
Total capacity59,976,000 m3 (2.1180×109 cu ft)
Surface area12,870,000 m2 (138,500,000 sq ft)

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


The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 27.5 m (90 ft) while the length is 990 m (3,250 ft). The volume content is 694,350 m3 (24,521,000 cu ft) and gross storage capacity is 67,355,000 m3 (2.3786×109 cu ft).[2]


  • Irrigation

See also


  1. ^ "Pentakali D03109". Retrieved 20 March 2013.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Specifications of large dams in India" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 February 2018. Retrieved 25 October 2010.
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