Manjara Dam

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Manjara Dam
Manjara Dam is located in Maharashtra
Manjara Dam
Location of Manjara Dam
Official nameManjara Dam D01111
LocationKaij&Kalamb
Coordinates18°39′27″N 75°36′52″E / 18.6574059°N 75.6144494°E / 18.6574059; 75.6144494Coordinates: 18°39′27″N 75°36′52″E / 18.6574059°N 75.6144494°E / 18.6574059; 75.6144494
Opening date1982[1]
Demolition dateN/A
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
ImpoundsManjara River
Length4,203 m (13,789 ft)
Height25 m (82 ft)
Dam volume2,213 km3 (531 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity173,320 km3 (41,580 cu mi)
Surface area0 km2 (0 sq mi)
 
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Manjara Dam
Manjara Dam is located in Maharashtra
Manjara Dam
Location of Manjara Dam
Official nameManjara Dam D01111
LocationKaij&Kalamb
Coordinates18°39′27″N 75°36′52″E / 18.6574059°N 75.6144494°E / 18.6574059; 75.6144494Coordinates: 18°39′27″N 75°36′52″E / 18.6574059°N 75.6144494°E / 18.6574059; 75.6144494
Opening date1982[1]
Demolition dateN/A
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
ImpoundsManjara River
Length4,203 m (13,789 ft)
Height25 m (82 ft)
Dam volume2,213 km3 (531 cu mi)
Reservoir
Total capacity173,320 km3 (41,580 cu mi)
Surface area0 km2 (0 sq mi)

Manjara Dam, is an earthfill dam on the Manjara River near Kaij and Kalamb, Osmanabad district in state of Maharashtra in India.

Specifications[edit]

The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 25 m (82 ft) while the length is 4,203 m (13,789 ft). The volume content is 2,213 km3 (531 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 250,700.00 km3 (60,146.13 cu mi).[2]

Purpose[edit]

Ecology[edit]

Although there is increased alkalinity during the summer season when dissolved oxygen was less, the water is suitable for irrigation.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manjara D01111". Retrieved March 01, 2013. 
  2. ^ Specifications of large dams in India
  3. ^ Akuskar, S.K. and Gaikwad, A.V. (2006). "Physico-chemical analysis of Manjara dam back water of Manjara river Dhanegoan, Maharashtra, India". Ecology, Environment and Conservation 12 (1): 73–74.