Vihar dam
Vihar Dam is located in Mumbai
Vihar Dam
Location of Vihar dam in Mumbai
Official nameVihar dam D04998
Coordinates19°09′05″N 72°54′38″E / 19.1514482°N 72.910552°E / 19.1514482; 72.910552
Opening date1860[1]
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
ImpoundsVihar river
Height25.6 m (84 ft)
Length817 m (2,680 ft)
Dam volume353 km3 (85 cu mi)
Total capacity41,410 km3 (9,930 cu mi)
Surface area7,270 km2 (2,810 sq mi)

Vihar dam, is an earthfill dam on Vihar river in Mumbai, near Bhandup in the state of Maharashtra in India.


The height of the dam above its lowest foundation is 25.6 m (84 ft) while the length is 817 m (2,680 ft). The volume content is 353 km3 (85 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 41,459.00 km3 (9,946.54 cu mi).[2]


See also


  1. ^ "Vihar D04998". Retrieved 26 March 2013.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Specifications of large dams in India Archived 21 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine