Tehri Dam

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Tehri Dam Facts
Dam NameTehri Dam
State NameUttarakhand
Type of damEmbankment, Earthen and Rock-fill
Operated byTehri Hydro Development Corporation Ltd.
Nearest CityNew Tehri
ImpoundsBhagirathi River
District NameTehri Garhwal
Surface Area52 km2 (20 sq mi)
Lat / Long30.377677, 78.477339
Total Storage Capacity4.0 km3
Construction beganIn 1978
Opening dateIn 2006
Power Generation Capacity1,000 MW
Height260.5 meters
Length575 meters
Width (crest)20 meters
Dam Volume Content27032 TMC
Type of Spillway GatesRadial
Spillway TypeChute
Spillway Gates3
ProjectTehri Dam Project

Last Updated on : December 15, 2015



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