Jalaput Dam

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Jalaput Dam Facts
Dam NameJalaput Dam
State NameAndhra Pradesh and Odisha
Type of damGravity, Masonry
OwnerGovernment of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha
Operated byN.A.
Nearest CityVisakhapatnam
ImpoundsMachkund River
District NameVisakhapatnam
Catchment Area1963 km2 (755 sq. miles)
Lat / Long18.459192, 82.548478
Total Storage Capacity34.273 TMC
PurposeIrrigation and Electric Power Generation
Construction beganIn 1946
Opening dateIn 1955
Power Generation Capacity120 MW
Height61 meters
Length419 meters
Dam Volume Content313 (103 m3)
Spillway Gates8
ProjectMachkund Hydro-Electric Scheme (MHES)

Last Updated on : December 15, 2015



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