Mettur Dam

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Mettur Dam Facts
Dam NameMettur Dam
State NameTamil Nadu
Type of damGravity, Masonry
Operated byTamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd.
Nearest TownMettur
District NameSalem
Catchment Area163000 sq. miles.
Lat / Long11.801223, 77.809890
Total Storage Capacity77,500,000 million ft3
Construction beganIn 1925
Opening dateIn 1934
Power Generation Capacity250 MW
Height120 ft
Length5,600 ft
Dam Volume Content1546 Tcm
Spillway Gates16
CreatesStanley Reservoir
ProjectMettur Hydro Electrical Power Project

Last Updated on : December 15, 2015



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