Koyna Dam


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Koyna Dam Facts
Dam NameKoyna Dam
State NameMaharashtra
Type of damRubble-concrete dam
Operated byMaharashtra State Electricity Board
Nearest TownKoynanagar
ImpoundsKoyna River
District NameSatara
Surface Area891.78 km2
Lat / Long17.401690, 73.752187
Total Storage Capacity2,797,400,000 m3
PurposeIrrigation, Hydroelectric Power Generation and Flood Control
Construction beganIn 1956
Opening dateIn 1964
Height103 meters
Length807 meters
Power Generation Capacity1,960 MW
Spillway Gates6
Type of Spillway GatesRadial
CreatesShivajisagar Lake
ProjectKoyna Hydro-electric Project



Last Updated on : December 15, 2015

     


     

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