Yeralwadi Dam
Yeralwadi Dam
Location of Yeralwadi Dam in Maharashtra
Official nameYeralwadi Dam
LocationKhatav
Coordinates17°31′50″N 74°29′10″E / 17.5304835°N 74.4860065°E / 17.5304835; 74.4860065Coordinates: 17°31′50″N 74°29′10″E / 17.5304835°N 74.4860065°E / 17.5304835; 74.4860065
Opening date1973
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
ImpoundsYerala river
Height19.5 m (64 ft)
Length2,115 m (6,939 ft)
Dam volume663 km3 (159 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity18,060 km3 (4,330 cu mi)
Surface area0 km2 (0 sq mi)

Yeralwadi Dam, is an earthfill dam on Yerala river near Khatav, Satara district in the state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications

The height of the dam above its lowest foundation is 19.5 m (64 ft) while the length is 2,115 m (6,939 ft). The volume content is 663 km3 (159 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 33,020.00 km3 (7,921.92 cu mi).[1]

Purpose

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