04 February 2013

DAMS IN AMRAVATI DISTRICT - PART THREE.

There are total of 40 Major Dams ( Height from foundation 10 meters or more ) in Amravati District. First 10 Dams, Sl No 1 to 10 , were covered in  this Dams in Amravati district Part One . Next , Dams number 11 to 20  were covered in Dams in Amravati district Part Two . Dams number 21 to 30 will be covered in  this  Dams in Amravati  district Part Three.
 Next , Dams number 31 to 40 will be covered in Dams in Amravati  district Part Four .

21. Purna . Latitude : ( 21.3759105N , Longitude : 77.7652497E )


PROJECT NOT YET COMPLETE


22. Chargad .  (Latitude : 21.3747116N , Longitude : 77.8177781E )


                        Chargad Dam and Reservoir.

There are two dams with the name Waii in Maharashtra. .1.nearWarud in Amravati District and 2. near Kelapur in Yavatmal District. 
Official Designation of Chargad Dam Irrigation Project is "  Chargad   Dam , D - 03542 " . However local and popular name is   "  Chargad  Lake / Chargad  Talav ". Chargad  Dam was constructed as parts of Irrigation Projects  by the Government of Maharashtra in the year 2003.  It is built on and impounds  Chargad  River . Nearest city to dam is  Amravati in Taluka Chandurbazar of Amravati District of Maharashtra . The dam is an Earth fill   Dam . The purpose of the dam is for Irrigation,Drinking / Water Supply . The  Length of dam is  3740 m ( 12270.34 Feet )  , while the Height of the dam above lowest foundation is 24.5 m ( 80.3805 Feet ) . Any type of information about the Project   Spillway is not available at all .  Length of the spillway is not known.  The Dam has ungated spillway.  Dam's catchment area is not known . Maximum / Gross storage capacity is 12.005  MCM. Live storage capacity is 8.266  MCM. 

23 . Upper Wardha . ( Latitude : 21.3735613N , Latitude :  77.8194142E )

Upper Wardha Dam and Reservoir.

Official Designation of  Upper Wardha  Dam Irrigation Project is " Upper Wardha Dam , D - 02982 " . However local and popular name is   "  Nal- Damayanti  Sagar .  Upper Wardha   Dam was constructed as parts of Irrigation Projects  by the  Government of Maharashtra in the year 1993 .  It is built on and impounds a Wardha  River , a tributary of the Godavari River,  near Simroha village,Taluka Morshi,in  Wardha District of Maharashtra . The dam is an Earth fill + Masonry  gravity  Dam .The  Length of dam is 5920 m ( 19422.57 Feet )  , while the Height of the dam above lowest foundation is 46.2 m ( 151.5748 feet ) .  Project has  Ogee.... type of spillway .  Length of the spillway is  240.5 m ( 789.04192759.8425 Feet  ).  The Dam has  13 Radial  type of spill gates. The Dam's catchment area is 430.2 Thousand Hectors . Maximum / Gross storage capacity is 678.27  MCM. Live storage capacity is 564.05 MCM.

24. Jamgaon , ( Latitude : 21.5942966N , Longitude :  78.4041626E )



Jamgaon Dam and Reservoir.

Official Designation of  Jamgaon Dam Irrigation Project is " Jamgaon  Dam , D - 03998 " . However local and popular name is   " Jamgaon   Lake /  Jamgaon    Talav ". Jamgaon   Dam was constructed as parts of Irrigation Projects  by the Government of Maharashtra in the year 1981 .  It is built on and impounds a local Nallah. Nearest city to dam is Warud in  Warud Taluka of Amravati  District of Maharashtra . The dam is an Earth fill Dam .The  Length of dam is 410 m ( 1345.14 Feet )  , while the Height of the dam above lowest foundation is 13 m ( 42.6509 feet ) .  Project has  other  type of  spillway .Length of the spillway is  not known.  The Dam has ungated spillway . Dam's catchment area is not known . Maximum / Gross storage capacity is  0.67  MCM. Live storage capacity is 0.64 MCM.

25. Wai. ( Latitude : 21.5798509N , Longitude : 78.349703E )


Wai Dam and Reservoir

There are two dams with the name Wai in Maharashtra. .1.near Warud in Amravati District and 2. near Kelapur in Yavatmal District. 
Official Designation of   Wai   Dam Irrigation Project is " Wai   Dam , D - 05038 " . However local and popular name is   "  Wai    Lake / Wai     Talav ".  Wai    Dam was constructed as parts of Irrigation Projects  by theGovernment of Maharashtra in the year 1973 .  It is built on and impounds Bel River . Nearest city to dam is  Warud in Taluka Warud of  Amravati   District of Maharashtra . The dam is an Earth fill   Dam .The  Length of dam is 1311 m ( 4301.181 Feet )  , while the Height of the dam above lowest foundation is 16.3 m ( 53.4776 feet ) . Any type of information about the Project Spillway is not available at all...... Project has no proper spillway as such  .  Length of the spillway isnot known.  The Dam has ungated spillway . Dam's catchment area is not known . Maximum / Gross storage capacity is 2.78  MCM. Live storage capacity is 2.53 MCM.

26 . Pusli . ( Latitude : 21.5634855N , Longitude : 78.3042717E )


Pulsi Dam and Reservoir.

Official Designation of  Pusli   Dam Irrigation Project is " Pusli   Dam , D - 04659 " . However local and popular name is   " Pusli    Lake /  Pusli    Talav ". Pusli    Dam was constructed as parts of Irrigation Projects  by the  Government of Maharashtra in the year 2001 .  It is built on and impounds Devana River . Nearest city to dam is  Warud Taluka Warud in Amravati   District of Maharashtra . The dam is an Earth  Dam divided in two portions , Left and Right Bank by the Dam's Spillway..The  Length of dam is 2632 m ( 8635.171 Feet )  , while the Height of the dam above lowest foundation is 18.00 m ( 59.0551 feet ) . Any type of information about the Project Spillway is not available at all.Length of the spillway is  not known.  The Dam has ungated spillway.Dam's catchment area is not known . Maximum / Gross storage capacity is not known. Live storage capacity is not known.

27. Satnoor .( Latitude : 21.5761595N ,Longitude :78.2846702E )



Satnoor Dam and Reservoir.

Official Designation of   Satnoor  Dam Irrigation Project is " Satnoor  Dam , D - 04775 " . However local and popular name is   "  Satnoor   Lake /  Satnoor  / Talav ".  (The name has also been spelt as "Satnur") . Satnoor   Dam was constructed as part of Irrigation, Drinking and water supply Project  by the the  Government of Maharashtra in the year 1980.  It is built on and impounds a local Nallah . Nearest city to dam is  Warud in Taluka Warud in Amravati   District of Maharashtra . The dam is an Earth fill   Dam .The  Length of dam is 1140 m ( 3740.157 Feet )  , while the Height of the dam above lowest foundation is 51.1154 m ( 51.1154 feet ) . Any type of information about the Project Spillway is not available at all.  Project has type of no proper spillway as such.Length of the spillway is not known.  The Dam has ungated spillway. Dam's catchment area is not known . Maximum / Gross storage capacity is  1.54  MCM. Live storage capacity is 1.46 MCM.

28. Shekhadari . ( Latutude : 21.5303475N , Longitude : 78.1972838E )

Shekhadari dam and Reservoir.

Official Designation of   Shekhdari   Dam Irrigation Project is " Shekhdari   Dam , D - 01383 " . However local and popular name is   "  Shekhdari    Lake /  Shekhdari    Talav ".  Shekhdari    Dam was constructed as part of Irrigation Projects  by the  Government of Maharashtra in the year 1982 .  It is built on and impounds  Shakti River . Nearest city to dam is  Warud Taluka Warud in Amravati   District of Maharashtra . The dam is an Earth fill  Dam .The  Length of dam is 730 m ( 2395.01 Feet )  , while the Height of the dam above lowest foundation is 30.36 m ( 99.6062 feet ) .Project has other  type of  spillway . Length of the spillway is  501.969 m ( 501.969 Feet  ).  The Dam has ungated spillway.The Dam's catchment area is 3.51 Thousand Hectors . Maximum / Gross storage capacity is  5.204  MCM. Live storage capacity is 4.54 MCM.

29. Kekatpur . ( Latitude : 21.0939996N , Longitude : 77.9564337E )

Kekatpur Dam and Reservoir.

Official Designation of Kekatpur  Dam Irrigation Project is "  Kekatpur  Dam , D - 4110 " . However local and popular name is   "  Kekatpur Lake / Kekatpur Talav ". Kekatpurr  Dam was constructed as parts of Irrigation Projects  by the Government of Maharashtra in the year 1983.  It is built on and impounds a local Nallah . Nearest city to dam is  Amravati  in Taluka Amravati in Amravati District of Maharashtra . The dam is an Earth fill   Dam .The purpose of the dam is for Irrigation , The  Length of dam is  559 m ( 1833.99 Feet )  , while the Height of the dam above lowest foundation is 13.76 m ( 45.1443 Feet ) . Any type of information about the Project  Spillway  is not available at all. Project has no proper spillway as such . Length of the spillway is not known.  The Dam has ungated spillway. Dam's catchment area is not known . Maximum / Gross storage capacity is  2.56  MCM. Live storage capacity is 2.33  MCM.

30. Dastapur. ( Latitude : 21.1102846N , Longitude : 77.9708775E ) 


Dastapur Dam and Reservoir.

Official Designation of Dastapur  Dam Irrigation Project is "  Dastapur  Dam , D - 03605 " . However local and popular name is   "  Dastapur Lake / Dastapur Talav ". Locally it is also referred to as " Bramhanwada Govind Lake" , may be due the proximity of village Brahmanwada Govindpur. Dastapur  Dam was constructed as parts of Irrigation Projects  by the Government of Maharashtra in the year 1982.  It is built on and impounds a local Nallah .  Nearest city to dam is  Amravati in Teluka Amravati in Amravati District of Maharashtra . The dam is an Earth fill  Dam .The purpose of the dam is for Irrigation .The  Length of dam is  640 m ( 2099.74 Feet )  , while the Height of the dam above lowest foundation is 14.02 m ( 45.9973 Feet ) . Any type of information about  the  Project   Spillway is not available at all. Project has no proper spillway as such . Length of the spillway is  not known.  The Dam has ungated spillway. Dam's catchment area is not known . Maximum / Gross storage capacity is  2.31  MCM. Live storage capacity is 2.05  MCM.






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