Yeldari Dam

Yeldari Dam
Yeldari Dam is located in India
Yeldari Dam
Location of Yeldari Dam in India
Official name Yeldari Dam D03211
Location Yeldari
Coordinates 19°43′11″N 76°43′55″E / 19.7196664°N 76.7319488°E / 19.7196664; 76.7319488Coordinates: 19°43′11″N 76°43′55″E / 19.7196664°N 76.7319488°E / 19.7196664; 76.7319488
Opening date 1968[1]
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earthfill
Impounds Purna river
Height 51.2 m (168 ft)
Length 4,232 m (13,885 ft)
Reservoir
Creates Yeldari
Total capacity 0.934 km3 (0.224 cu mi)
Surface area 101.540 km2 (39.205 sq mi)

Yeldari Dam, is an earthfill dam on Purna river near Yeldari in Jintur taluka of Parbhani district in the state of Maharashtra in India. It is the second largest dam in Marathwada region. Dam is renovated and developed as a big reservoir and also tourist attraction spot in Parbhani district.[2]

Specifications[]

The height of the dam above its lowest foundation is 51.2 m (168 ft) while the length is 4,232 m (13,885 ft). The live storage capacity is 0.81 km3 (0.19 cu mi).[3]

Purpose[]

The dam was built between 1958 and 1968 under the observation of Yashwantrao Chavan. It has a hydroelectric power station consisting of three units of 7.5 MW capacity each for 22.5 MW total capacity.

See also[]

References[]

  1. ^ "Yeldari Dam D03211". Retrieved 13 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Yeldari Dam". maharashtra darshan. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
  3. ^ Specifications of large dams in India