Dams in india

Cheruthoni Dam
1. Cheruthoni Dam, the largest concrete gravity dam in Kerala, is located close to Idukki arch dam. It is the third highest dam in India with a 454 feethigh across River Cheruthoni. Idukki is a hill station in India, is much famous for its wildlife treasure keenly followed by other attractions too. These two dams are one of best picnic spot for the tourists, The Idukki and Cheruthoni dams opened to the public in connection with the Onam festival season. At the end of the Cheruthoni dam continue walking along the properly fenced road lead to Idukki Dam. The height of 560 feet brought a thrilling experience and wonderful view of greens valley.
Height: 450 feet
Length: 2300 feet
Type: Concrete Gravity Dam
River: Cheruthoni River. .....
Indira Sagar Dam
2. Indira sagar dam built on the Narmada river with a height of 92m. is concrete gravity dam, located in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh. Indira sagar project was the key project on Narmada river providing excellent storage site of water. Indira Sagar Dam has the biggest reservoir in India.
Height: 92 m
Length: 653 m
Type: Concrete Gravity Dam
River: Narmada River
Location: Madhya Pradesh.
Installed capacity: 1,000 MW. .....
Krishnarajasagar Dam
3. Krishnarajasagar Dam: Krishnarajasagar dam built across Kaveri River near Mysore in Karnataka. It is one of the principal and largest dam built on the river Kaveri in Karnatakain, South India. The Kaveri is one of the major river in India and there is a Famous and beautiful Brindavan Gardens attached to the dam, its a part of the Krishna Raja Sagar Dam and is the most beautiful gardens in Mysore and one of best Garden in India.
Height: 125 feet
Length: 3.5km
Type: Masonry Dam
River: Kaveri River
Location: Karnataka
Installed capacity: 200 MW . .....
Mettur Dam
4. Mettur Dam built across Kaveri River at Salem district in Tamil Nadu with a height of 120 ft. It is one the largest and one of the oldest dam built in India. Mettur Dam has biggest and the most power generating capacity dam in Tamil Nadu. Mettur Dam is very beautiful place of tourist, the river is a wonderful site to explorer the nature.
Height: 120 ft.
Length: 1700 meters
Type: Concrete Dam
River: Kaveri River
Location: Tamil Nadu
Installed capacity: 32 MW. .....
Bisalpur Dam
5. The greatest dam of RajasthanBisalpur, located in Tonk District of Rajasthan. The dam is built across the Banas River between two mountains. The largest dam of RajasthanBisalpur with a height of 39m is one of the honor of Rajasthan. Tonk dam attract vast variety of birds local as well as migratory.
Height: 130 ft.
Length: 1883 ft
Type: Gravity Dam
River: Banas River
Location:Rajasthan
Installed capacity: 172 MW. .....
Koyna Dam
6. Koyna Dam is built across river koyana in Koyna Naga Maharashtra with a height of 103m. It is one of the largest dams in Maharashtra located at western ghats. The lake founded by the Koyna dam is called The Shivaji Lake, the area is surrounded with the natural beauty of Sahyadri Mountains Ranges.
Height: 339 ft.
Length: 2,648 ft
Type: RubbleConcrete dam
River: Koyna River
Location: Maharashtra
Installed capacity: 1,920 MW. .....
Maithon Dam
7. Maithon Dam is built on the river of Barakar located at Maithon and is a big dam in tribal state Jharkhand. Maithon Dam is one of the most popular dams in Jharkhand and one of the most successful multipurpose projects in India. This dam specially designed for flood control and generates high electric power. There is an underground power station, the first of its kind in the whole of South East Asia. Maithon Dam is the biggest reservoir in the Damodar Valley.
Height: 165 ft
Length: 15,712 ft
Type: Concrete cum Earthen dam
River: Barakar River
Location: Jharkhand
Installed capacity: 60 MW. .....
Rihand Dam
8. The Rihand dam has been built across Rihand River a tributary of Sone river, near Pipri in the Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh. The concrete gravity dam has its maximum height that is 91m. The reservoir made by Rihand dam is known as Govind Ballabh Pant (GBP) reservoir.
Height: 299 ft
Length: 3064 ft
Type: Concrete Gravity dam
River: Rihand River
Location: Uttar Pradesh
Installed capacity: 300 MW. .....
TungaBhadra Dam
9. TungaBhadra dam is constructed across river Tungabhadra, a tributary of River Krishna, located approximately five km from Hospet town in Karnataka, which is also the largest dam in Karnataka. It offers a majestic sight, along with a Japanese garden, musical mountain and a beautiful scenery of nature.
Height: 49.38 meters
Length: 2441 meters
Type: Earthen Gravity Dam
River: Tungabhadra River
Location: Karnataka
Installed capacity: 72 MW. .....
Bhavanisagar Dam
10. The Bhavani Sagar Dam constructed across Bhavani river, is located 80 Km away from Coimbatore city, Tamil Nadu. This dam looks very beautiful and one of the important tourist place in the district of Erode. The Bhavanisagar dam is 8 km. long and it is the longest masonry dam in the world.
Height: 105 ft
Length: 1700 meters
Type: Earthen dam
River: Bhavani River Location: Tamil Nadu
Installed capacity: 1,920 MW. .....
Tehri Dam
11. Tehri Dam located on the Bhagirathi River, Uttaranchal Now become Uttarakhand. Tehri Dam is the highest dam in India,With a height of 261 meters and the eighth tallest dam in the world. The high rock and earthfill embankment dam first phase was completed in 2006 and other two phases are under construction. The Dam water reservoir use for irrigation, municipal water supply and the generation of 1,000 MW of hydroelectricity.
Height: 260 meters
Length: 575 meters
Type: Earth and rockfill
Reservoir Capacity: 2,100,000 acre .....
Bhakra Nangal Dam
12. Bhakra Nangal Dam is a gravity dam across the Sutlej river Himachal Pradesh. Bhakra Nangal is the largest dam in India, with a height of 225 meters and second largest Dam in Asia. Its reservoir, known as the Gobind Sagar Lake it is the second largest reservoir in India, the first being Indira Sagar dam.
Height: 226 meters
Length: 520 meters
Type: Concrete gravity
Reservoir Capacity: 7,501,775 acre .....
Hirakud dam
13. Hirakud dam built across the Mahanadi River in tribal state Orissa. Hirakud Dam is one of the longest dams in the world about 26 km in length. There are two observation towers on the dam one is Gandhi Minar and another one is Nehru Minar. The Hirakud Reservoir is 55 km long used as multipurpose scheme intended for flood control, irrigation and power generation. It was one of the major multipurpose river valley project after Independence.
Height: 60.96 meters
Length: 25.8 km
Type: Composite Dam
Reservoir Capacity: 4,779,965 acre .....
Nagarjuna Sagar Dam
14. Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is the worlds largest masonry dam with a height of 124 meters, built across Krishna River in Andhra Pradesh. Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is certainly the pride of India-considered the largest man-made lake in the world. The 1.6 km long with 26 gates dam was symbol of modern India?s architectural and technological triumphs over nature.
Height: 124 meters
Length:1,450 meters
Type: Masonry Dam
Reservoir Capacity: 9,371,845 acre?ft
River: Krishna River
Location: Andhra Pradesh
Installed capacity: 816 MW. .....
Sardar Sarovar Dam
15. Sardar Sarovar Dam also known as Narmada Dam is the largest dam to be built, with a height of 163 meters, over the Sacred Narmada River in Gujarat. Drought prone areas of Kutch and Saurashtra will get irrigate by this project. The gravity dam is the largest dam of Narmada Valley Project with power facilities up to 200 MW. The dam is meant to benefit the 4 major states of India Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan.
Height: 163 meters
Length:1,210 meters
Type: Gravity Dam
Reservoir Capacity: 7,701,775 acre .....
Kandaleru Dam
16. Kandeleru Dam is an irrigation project built on Kandaleru river in RAPUR MANDAL, Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh. This project is part of Telugu Ganga project which supplies drinking water Chennai city from Srisailan reservoir located on Krishna River. Kandaleru reservoir is mainly fed by link canal from the Somasila reservoir.Telugu Ganga project also serves irrigation needs under its canals in Andhra Pradesh. .....
Mylavaram Dam
17. Mylavaram Dam is a medium irrigation project in Andhra Pradesh, India. This barrage is located across the Penna river in Kadapa district near Mylavaram. With the completion of srisailam right bank canal, Krishna River water would be fed to this reservoir. .....
PABR Dam
18. Penna Ahobilam Balancing Reservoir (PABR) is an irrigation project located across Penner River in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh state in India. Anantapur city gets its drinking water from the PABR. The reservoir with live storage capacity of 305 million cubic metres is mainly fed by Tungabhdra high level canal originating from the Tungabhdra Dam to the extent of 10 Tmcft water. A 20 MW hydro electric power station is also constructed at the dam site. After the death of eminent irrigation engineer K. Sriramakrishnaiah in the year 2002, the Penna Ahobilam balancing reservoir is renamed in memory of him as .....
Singur Dam
19. Singur Dam also written as Singoor is an irrigation, hydroelectric and drinking water project located near Sangareddy town of Medak district in Andhra Pradesh, India.It is a major source of drinking water for Hyderabad city. The Dam is built on the river Manjira. The construction was completed in 1998. Singur reservoir has gross storage capacity of 30 Tmcft It is a popular tourist destination. There are about 1000 crocodiles present in the waters. This is being repeated in many websites with no confirmation as to the source of this count. This pipeline scheme is an inter river basin transfer link by feeding Godavari River water to Krishna River basin for Hyderabad city drinking water and subsequent regeneration/sewage flows generated (80%) for irrigation purpose. Nearly 10 tmcft water is supplied to Hyderabad city from this reservoir. .....
Dudhawa Dam
20. Dudhawa Dam is located in Dhamtari district of Chhattisgarh in India. The construction of the dam began in 1953 and finished in 1964. It is built across the Mahanadi river in the village of Dudhawa, 21 km from Sihawa and 29 km from Kanker. The height of the dam is 24.53 m and the length 2,906.43 m. The reservoir has a catchment area of 625.27 km2. .....
Gangrel Dam
21. Gangrel Dam, also known as the R.S. Sagar Dam, is located in Chhattisgarh, India. It is built across the Mahanadi River. It is located in Dhamtari district,about 15 km from dhamtari and about 90 km from Raipur. It is the longest dam in Chhattisgarh. This dam supplies year round irrigation, allowing farmers to harvest two crops per year. The dam also supplies 10 MW of hydroelectric power capacity. .....
Murrum Silli Dam
22. The Murrum Silli Dam, also spelled Madam Silli and Mordem Silli, is an earthfill embankment dam on the Sillari River, a tributary of the Mahanadi River. It is located in Dhamtari District of Chhattisgarh. Built between 1914 and 1923, it is the first dam in Asia to have Siphon Spillways. Madamsilli is about 95 km from Raipur.It is one of the most prominent architectural marvels in Chhattisgarh. Its primary purpose is irrigation. .....
Sondur Dam
23. Sondur Dam is located in Chhattisgarh in India. It was constructed in 1988 across Sondur River. The catchment area of the Sondur river up to the dam is 518 km2. .....
Tandula Dam
24. Tandula Dam is located in Chhattisgarh in India. It is located 5 km from Balod in Durg district. The dam project was completed in 1921 in the confluence of Tandula and Sukha Nala rivers. The dam stores water from catchment area of 827.2 km2. The gross storage capacity of the reservoir is 312.25 million cubic metres and the highest flood level is 333.415 m. .....
Salaulim Dam
25. The Salaulim Dam (also spelled Selaulim, Saluli) located on the Salaulim River, a tributary of the Zuari River in Goa, India, is an integral component of the Salaulim Irrigation Project which envisages benefits of irrigation and drinking water supply. The dam is a composite earthcummasonry dam of 42.7 metres (140 ft) height with a water spread area of 24 km2 (9.3 sq mi). It was initially planned to provide irrigation to an ultimate potential of 14,326 hectares (35,400 acres) and water supply of 160 million litres per day (MLD) to South Goa; the water supply component for domestic and industrial use is now increased to 380 MLD. The initial cost of the project when approved in 1971 was Rs. 9.61 crore, which, as of 2007, is estimated to cost Rs 170 crores. Construction of the project was however started in 1976, the dam was completed in 2000 and the irrigation component is under final stages of completion having achieved an irrigation potential of 9,537 ha, as of 2007. .....
Dharoi dam
26. Dharoi Dam is a gravity dam on the Sabarmati river near Dharoi, Mehsana district of northern Gujarat in India. Constructed in 1978, the dam is meant for irrigation, power generation and flood control. .....
Mitti Dam
27. The Mitti Dam is a concrete and earthen dam built on the Mitti River in Abdasa Taluka, Kutch District, Gujarat, India. The Mitti River is an intermittent stream and provides a catchment area of 468.78 square kilometres (115,840 acres) for the reservoir. The dam is located near the village of Trambau and was completed in 1983.[3] The dam is 4405 m long,and has 17.40 Mm? of gross storage, 2.68 Mm? of dead storage, and 14.72 Mm? of live storage capacity. .....
Ukai Dam
28. The Ukai Dam, constructed across the Tapti River, is the largest reservoir in Gujarat. It is also known as Vallabh Sagar. Constructed in 1972, the dam is meant for irrigation, power generation and flood control. Having a catchment area of about 62,255 km2 and a water spread of about 52,000 hectares, its capacity is almost same as that of the Bhakra Nangal Dam. The site is located 94 km from Surat. The storage capacity of Ukai dam is almost 46% of the total capacity of all the other existing dams in Gujarat if put together. Thus it can be concluded that the rest of the dams have as little as 0.1% average storage capacity. During the last 40 years, the actual irrigation potential is attained through all the major and medium water resources projects in the State, which comprises only 14 million hectares.The dam is an earthcummasonry dam. Its embankment wall is 4,927 m long. Its earth dam is 80.77 meter high, whereas the masonry dam is 68.68 meter high. The dams left bank canal feeds water to an area of 1,522 km2. and its right canal provides water to 2,275 km2 of land. .....
Nathpa Jhakri Dam
29. The Nathpa Jhakri Dam is a concrete gravity dam on the Satluj River in Himachal Pradesh, India. The primary purpose of the dam is hydroelectric power production and it supplies a 1,500 MW underground power station with water. Before reaching the power station, water is diverted through a 27.4 km (17 mi) headrace tunnel. Construction on the project began in 1993 and it was complete in 2004. The last two of the 250 MW Francis turbinegenerators went online in March 2004. It is owned by SJVN Ltd. .....
Pandoh Dam
30. The Pandoh Dam is an embankment dam on the Beas River in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh, India. Under the Beas Project, the dam was completed in 1977 and its primary purpose is hydroelectric power generation. Part of a runoftheriver power scheme, it diverts the waters of the Beas to the southwest through a 38 km (24 mi) long system of tunnels and channels. The water is used for power generation at the Dehar Power House before being discharged into the Sutlej River, connecting both rivers. The power house has an installed capacity of 990 MW. .....
Ranjit Sagar Dam
31. The Ranjit Sagar Dam, also known as the Thein Dam, is part of a hydroelectric project constructed by the Government of Punjab on the Ravi River in the state of Punjab. The project is situated near Pathankot city in Pathankot district of the state of Punjab. The project is the largest hydroelectric dam in the state of Punjab. The township where the site is located is called Shah pur Kandi Township. Feasibility studies for the project began in 1953 and geotechnical studies continued until 1980. Construction began in 1981, the generators were commissioned in 2000 and the project complete in March 2001.The project is used for both irrigation purposes and power generation. It has an 600 Megawatt capacity. The dam is one of the highest earthfill dams in India and has the largest diameter penstock pipes in the country. It is located upstream of the Madhopur Barrage at Madhopur. .....
Baglihar Dam
32. Baglihar Dam also known as Baglihar Hydroelectric Power Project, is a runoftheriver power project on the Chenab River in the southern Doda district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. This project was conceived in 1992, approved in 1996 and construction began in 1999. The project is estimated to cost USD $1 billion. The first phase of the Baglihar Dam was completed in 2004. With the second phase completed on 10 October 2008, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India dedicated the 900MW Baglihar hydroelectric power project to the nation. .....
Pakal Dul Dam
33. The Pakal Dul Dam is a proposed concreteface rockfill dam on the Marusadar River, a tributary of the Chenab River, in Kishtwar district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The primary purpose of the dam is hydroelectric power generation. It will divert water to the south through a 10 km (6.2 mi) long headrace tunnel and into power station on the reservoir of the Dul Hasti Dam, on the Chenab. In February 2014, the project was awarded to a consortium of domestic and foreign countries. It includes Patel Engineering, Bharat Heavy Electricals and Turkeys Limak Holding. Pakistan, who relies on the Chenab downstream, views the dam as a violation of the Indus Water Treaty. .....
Uri Dam
34. Uri Dam is a 480 MW hydroelectric power station on the Jhelum River near Uri in Baramula district of the Jammu and Kashmir region administered by India. It is located very near to the Line of Control, the de facto border between India and Pakistan.The station is largely built under a hill with a 10 km tunnel. It is of the runoftheriver type without a large dam, since the Indus Waters Treaty gives Pakistan the exclusive right to regulate the Jhelum River. .....
Getalsud Dam
35. Getalsud Dam is an artificial reservoir situated in Ormanjhi, Ranchi, Jharkhand. It was constructed across the Subarnarekha River and was opened in 1971. It is a popular picnic spot for the residents of Ranchi and Ramgarh District. The dam provides a smallscale fishing opportunity to the local people of Rukka. The main purpose of the dam is to fulfill the drinking water requirements of the residents of Ranchi. Apart from that, it is also used for industrial purposes and generating electricity. .....
Konar Dam
36. Konar dam is the second of the four multipurpose dams included in the first phase of the Damodar Valley Corporation.. It was constructed across the Konar River, a tributary of the Damodar River in Hazaribagh district in the Indian state of Jharkhand and opened in 1955. The place has scenic beauty and has been developed as a recreational spot. .....
Tilaiya Dam
37. Tilaiya dam was the first of the four multipurpose dams included in the first phase of the Damodar Valley Corporation. It was constructed across the Barakar River, at Tilaiya in Koderma district in the Indian state of Jharkhand and opened in 1953. .....
Almatti Dam
38. The Almatti Dam is a dam project on the Krishna River in North Karnataka, India which was completed in July 2005. The target annual electric output of the dam is 560 MU (or GWh). The Almatti Dam is the main reservoir of the Upper Krishna Irrigation Project; the 290 megawatt (MW) power project is located on the right side of the Almatti Dam. The facility uses vertical kaplan turbines: five 55MW generators and one 15MW generator. Water is released in to the Narayanpur reservoir after using for power generation to serve the downstream irrigation needs. During the initial stages of the project, estimated costs were projected as Rs.14.70 billion, but following the transfer of projects management to the Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL), the estimated cost was reduced by over fifty percent to Rs. 6.74 billion. The KPCL eventually completed the project at an even lower cost of Rs. 5.20 billion.[citation needed] The entire dam was finished in less than forty months, with construction ending in July 2005. The dam is located on the edge of Bijapur and Bagalkot districts. Geographically, it is located in the Bijapur district, but large areas of Bagalkot district have also been submerged due to filling of the reservoir.[citation needed] The dam holds a gross water storage capacity of 130 TMC at 519 meters MSL. .....
Bhadra Dam
39. The Bhadra Dam, which has created the Bhadra Reservoir is located on the Bhadra River a tributary of Tungabhadra River in Chikkamagaluru district in Tarikere Taluk, in the western part of Karnataka in South India. The benefits derived from the reservoir storage are irrigation with gross irrigation potential of 162,818 hectares (402,330 acres), hydro power generation of 39.2 MW (three powerhouses, located on the right and left bank main canals, drinking water supply and industrial use. The dam commissioned in 1965 is a composite earth cum masonry structure of 59.13 metres (194.0 ft) height with length of 1,708 metres (5,604 ft) at the crest level, which submerges a land area of 11,250.88 hectares (27,801.5 acres). .....
Kadra Dam
40. Kadra Dam is situated in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka state in India. The dam is constructed across river Kalinadi. The dam was primarily built as hydroelectric project for supply of water to turbines of electric power generating station. The project was completed by KPCL. .....
Kodasalli Dam
41. Kodasalli Dam is built across the Kali River (Kalinadi) in Yellapura taluk of Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka state, India. This dam was built by Karnataka Power Corporation Limited. This electric power generating station is classified as hydroelectric power station. .....
Krishna Raja Sagara
42. Krishna Raja Sagara, also popularly known as KRS, is the name of both a lake and the dam that creates it. It is located close to the settlement of Krishnarajasagara. The dam is across Kaveri River, in Mandya District near Mysore in Karnataka state, India. There is an ornamental garden attached to the dam, called Brindavan Gardens. .....
Linganamakki Dam
43. The Linganamakki dam was constructed by the Karnataka State Government in 1964. Located in the Sagara taluk, the dam has a length of 2.4 km, stretching across the Sharavathi river. It is located about 6 km from Jog Falls. The dam was designed to impound 4368 million cubic meter of water in an area of around 300 km?, submerging 50.62 km? of wetland and 7 km? of dry land, with the remaining being forest land and wasteland. The dams height is 1,819 feet (554 m) above sea level. It receives water mainly from rainfall and also from the Chakra and Savahaklu reservoirs, which are linked to Linganamakki through a canal. The water from the Linganamakki dam flows to Talakalale Balancing Reservoir through a trapezoidal canal with a discharge capacity of 175.56 m?/s. The length of this channel is about 4318.40 m with a submersion of 7.77 km?. It has a catchment area of about 46.60 km? .....
Narayanpur Dam
44. Basava Sagar Dam or Narayanpur Dam is a dam constructed across the Krishna River. Located at Narayanapur in Yadgir district, Karnataka, India, the reservoir that it impounds is known as Basava Sagar, and has a total storage capacity of 37.6 tmcft (1.075 km?), with 30.5 tmcft (0.85 km?) live storage. The full reservoir level is 492.25 m MSL and the minimum draw down level is 481.6 m MSL. It was a single purpose project meant only for irrigation, but downstream electrical generation and drinking water considerations enter into its management. The dam is 29 meters high and over 10 kilometres long, and has 30 gates for water release. It took Rs. 50.48 crore to complete. When it was completed in 1982 it provided water to irrigate 4.21 lakh hectares in Jewargi taluka in Gulbarga district, Shahapur and Shorapur talukas in Yadgir district, Sindagi and Indi talukas in Bijapur district, and Lingsugur and Devadurga talukas in Raichur district. In 1992, two of the irrigation gates partially failed. In 2005, there was a collapse of one of the gates in the dam and up to a lakh cusecs of water was being released before emergency actions were effective. The gate broke open on the morning of 6 October and most of the water flow was stopped by the afternoon of the 9th. Basava Sagar reservoir dropped several metres as a result. .....
Kodiveri Dam
45. Kodiveri Dam, is located on the Bhavani River near Gobichettipalayam in Western Tamil Nadu. The dam is situated along the State Highway 15 about 10 km (6.2 mi) from Gobichettipalayam towards Sathyamangalam. It was constructed by the Maharaja of Mysore in the 17th century, with a workforce that combined the labor of elephants and his prisoners. Creating the dam consisted of carving a 20foot wall of rock. The stones were then interlocked with iron bars and lead was used as mortar. These features, however, are not visible except in the dry season when the water level in the river drops considerably. Two channels arise from the dam, one is on the northern side of Bhavani River and the other on the southern side viz Arakkan Kottai Channel and Thadapalli Channel respectively. Lands north of Gobichettipalayam are fertile due to the flow of the Thadapalli channel. Cultivation of sugarcane and paddy are predominant in this area.The lush green fields are also a pleasure to watch. .....
Dhauliganga Dam
46. The Dhauliganga Dam is a rock and earthfill embankment dam on the Dhauliganga River near Dharchula in Uttarakhand, India, close to the borders with Tibet and Nepal. It was constructed and is operated by a joint venture of Kajima Construction Corporation, Ltd. and Daewoo Engineering & Construction with Bauer Maschinen. It also generates 280 MW of hydro power. .....
Kishau Dam
47. The Kishau Dam is a proposed gravity dam on the Tons River which will straddle the border between the Indian states of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. The project site is located about 39 km (24 mi) north of Dakpathar and upstream of the Ichari Dam. The primary purpose of the dam is power generation and downstream water supply. It will support a 660 MW power station and provide water for the irrigation of 97,076 ha (239,880 acres) of crops. After years of negotiations over watersharing between the two states, the dam is currently awaiting clearance from the Ministry of Environment and Forests. Construction is expected to begin in 2015. Completion is slated for 2023. .....
Lakhwar Dam
48. The Lakhwar Dam is a gravity dam currently under construction on the Yamuna River near the town of Lakhwar in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand, India. The primary purpose of the project is hydroelectric power generation and it will support a 300 MW power station when complete. In conjunction with the dam, the Vyasi Dam and 120 MW Hathiari Power Station will be constructed downstream. To also provide for irrigation and water supply, the Katapathar Barrage will be built downstream of the Vyasi Dam. It first received environmental clearance in 1986 and construction on the 204 m (669 ft) tall dam began in 1987 under the supervision of the Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Department, when the area belonged to Uttar Pradesh. Construction was halted at 35 percent progress in 1992 due to a lack of funding. Early construction restarted on the project in November 2013 and it once again received environmental clearance from the Ministry of Environment and Forests in February 2014. It is expected to be completed in 2016. .....
Ramganga Dam
49. The Ramganga Dam, also known as the Kalagarh Dam, is an embankment dam on the Ramganga River 3 km (2 mi) upstream of Kalagarh in Pauri Garhwal district, Uttarakhand, India. It is located within the Jim Corbett National Park. .....
Koteshwar Dam
50. The Koteshwar Dam is a gravity dam on the Bhagirathi River, located 22 km (14 mi) downstream of the Tehri Dam in Tehri District, Uttarakhand, India. The dam is part of the Tehri Hydropower Complex and serves to regulate the Tehri Dams tailrace for irrigation and create the lower reservoir of the Tehri Pumped Storage Power Station. In addition, the dam has a 400 MW (4x100 MW) runoftheriver power station. The project was approved in 2000 and its first generator was commissioned on 27 March 2011, the second on 30 March 2011. The construction site had been inundated in September 2010 by floods. The diversion tunnel was later blocked heaving/collapse of the hill in December 2010. The spillway was commissioned in Jan,2011. The last two generators were made operational in March 2012. .....
Mandira Dam
51. Mandira dam is located near Kansbahal in Sundergarh district, Odisha, India. It is built across Sankh river, located 16 km upstream from Mandira. The water from the dam is used for Rourkela Steel Plant. Construction of the dam began after 1957. The dam displaced 2400 families and only 843 were resettled. .....
Jalaput Dam
52. The Jalaput Dam is a hydroelectric dam built on the Machkund River, a tributary of the Godavari River[1] in India which rises in the Mudugal hills of Visakhapatnam District and nearby Ondra Gadda it becomes the boundary between Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. For over 48 km the river runs nearly north along a meandering course through the Padwa Valley. About 48 km south of Jeypore, it winds westward along the edge of the Plateau and then suddenly tums at a short angle to the southwest down a steep descent popularly known as Duduma Falls. Jalaput Dam (and Reservoir) impounds 34.273 TMC of water for the needs of down stream 120 MW Machkund HydroElectric Scheme (MHES), which is in operation since 1955. The dam and the MHES are the joint projects of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha states. The existing six number power generation units have become old and obsolete compared to latest technology. It is much economical to install a new hydroelectric scheme with a 15 km long tunnel utilizing nearly 400 meters available level drop between Jalaput reservoir and the existing Balimela Reservoir back waters. There is also possibility to install huge capacity Pumpedstorage hydroelectricity station for the needs of peaking power utilising high high water level drop. This reservoir will serve as upper pond and existing Balimela reservoir as tail pond for installing Pumpedstorage hydroelectricity units. Thus this reservoir water can be put to use more productively. The existing MHES[2] can also be kept in operation by diverting the surplus water from the nearby upper Kolab reservoir[3] into the Machkund river basin by joining with nearly 4 km long tunnel. This would facilitate to utilise excess water from the upper Kolab reservoir for enhanced electricity generation in MHES and downstream Balimela power house by using nearly 200% more availabile head in Sileru river basin before putting finally for irrigation use. .....
Waghur Dam
53. Waghur Dam, is an earthfill dam on Local river near Nandgaon, Jalgaon district in the state of Maharashtra in India. Waghur river from its source near Ajanta flows through the Khandesh region. This major irrigation project taken up by the Water Resources Department of Maharashtra was started in the year 1978. The main purpose of the dam is to supply water to Jalgaon city and also for irrigation purposes. Right bank and left bank canals have been built to cater to the irrigation needs of the farmers. The year 2006 a historical rainfall in the catchment area of Waghur was recorded. Nearly 40 TMC water overflew in 2006.[citation needed] As of 2008, there is storage capacity of 4 TMC in the reservoir with the 20 spillway gates erected increasing the storage to 11.5 TMC next year. The project will cater drinking water need of 500 thousand souls and irrigation water to 64,000 acres (260 km2) of drought prone fields. The work of right and left bank canal is in under progress. .....
Varasgaon Dam
54. Varasgaon is a dam on the Mose river which supplies water to city of Pune, Maharashtra, India. It is situated on Mose river. It is also called Veer Baaji Pasalkar Dam. It is one of the three major dams which provide water to Pune city. It is located around 40 km from Pune city. The Panshet dam is adjacent to Varasgaon dam, and together both have become a popular picnic spots. During the monsoon or just after monsoon the hills around are lush green with plenty of waterfall. Water sports are also played in this dam. .....
Ujjani Dam
55. Ujjani Dam, also known as Bhima Dam or Bhima Irrigation Project, on the Bhima River, a tributary of the Krishna River, is an earthfill cum Masonry gravity dam located near Ujjani village of Madha Taluk in Solapur district of the state of Maharashtra in India. The Bhima River, which originates in Bhimashankar of the Western Ghats, and forms the Bhima Valley with its tributary rivers and streams, has twentytwo dams built on it of which the Ujjani Dam is the terminal dam on the river and is the largest in the valley that intercepts a catchment area of 14,858 km2 (5,737 sq mi) (which includes a free catchment of 9,766 km2 (3,771 sq mi)). The construction of the dam project including the canal system on both banks was started in 1969 at an initial estimated cost of Rs 400 million and when completed in June 1980 the cost incurred was of the order of Rs 3295.85 million. .....
Radhanagari Dam
56. Radhanagari Dam, is a gravity dam on Bhogawati river near Radhanagari in State of Maharashtra in India. This is the first ever built dam in india .Dam construction was initiated by visionary Rajarshi Shahu on 18 February 1907. Dam is being used for irrigation as well as hydroelectricity power generation. Dam is located amidst scenic surrounding in the backdrop of thick forest cover. .....
Panshet Dam
57. Panshet Dam, also called Tanajisagar Dam, is a dam on the Ambi river about 50 km southwest of the city of Pune in western India. The dam was constructed in late 1950s for irrigation and, along with three other dams nearby, Varasgaon, Temghar and Khadakwasla, it supplies drinking water to Pune. Panshet Dam burst in its first year of storing water on 12 July 1961, when the dam wall burst, because of the total absence of the ubiquitous reinforced cement concrete (RCC), causing massive flooding in Pune. An estimated 1000 people died from the resulting flood. .....
Kolkewadi Dam
58. Kolkewadi Dam or Kolkiwadi Dam is a dam located in the Konkan region, Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra, India. It is located in Kolkiwadi, three kilometres near the village of Alore, near Chiplun. The dam is part of the Koyna Hydroelectric Project. It contributes in the 3rd stage of power generation of the Koyna Hydroelectric Project. The electricity is generated in the underground power station located at the base of the dam. The total installed generating capacity of the 3rd stage of the project is 320 MW. The project is run by the Maharashtra State Electricity Board, also known as the MSEB. The area behind the dam is one of the most sparsely populated areas in the state. .....
Jayakwadi Dam
59. The Jayakwadi project is one of the largest irrigation projects in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a multipurpose project. The water is used mainly to irrigate agricultural land in the droughtprone Marathwada region of the state. It also provides water for drinking and industrial usage to nearby towns and villages and to the municipalities and industrial areas of Aurangabad and Jalna district. The surrounding area of the dam has a garden and a bird sanctuary. .....
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