Mullaperiyar Dam


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Mullaperiyar Dam Facts
Dam NameMullaperiyar Dam
Official NamePeriyar Dam
State NameKerala
Type of damGravity
OwnerKerala
Operated byTamil Nadu
Nearest TownThekkady
ImpoundsPeriyar River
District NameIdukki
Catchment Area5398 km2
Lat / Long9.528612,77.144171
Total Capacity443,230,000 m3
PurposeIrrigation
Construction beganIn 1887
Opening dateIn 1895
Height53.66 meters
Length365.85 meters
Width (base)42.2 meters
Spillway Gates13
Spillway TypeChute
ProjectMullaperiyar Dam Project



Last Updated on : December 15, 2015

     


     

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