Linganamakki Dam

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Linganamakki Dam Facts
Dam NameLinganamakki dam
State NameKarnataka
Type of damConcrete gravity
Operated byKarnataka Power Corporation Limited
Nearest TalukSagar
ImpoundsSharavathi River
District NameShimoga
Catchment Area46.60 km2
Lat / Long14.175592, 74.846269
Total Capacity4368 million tmc
Discharge Capacity175.56 m3/s
PurposeHydroelectric Power Generation
Power Generation Capacity55 MW
Construction beganIn 1951
Opening dateIn 1964
Height554 meters
Length2.4 km
Spillway Gates11
ProjectThe Mahatma Gandhi Hydroelectric Project
Creates Linganamakki Reservoir

Last Updated on : December 15, 2015



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