Vaigai Dam

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Vaigai Dam Facts
Dam NameVaigai Dam
State NameTamil Nadu
Type of damGravity
Operated byTamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd.
Nearest CityPeriyakulam
ImpoundsVaigai River
District NameTheni
Catchment Area 
Lat / Long10.053344, 77.589690
Total Storage Capacity6091 million m3
PurposeMultipurpose:- Irrigation, Fishing, Electricity Generation, Drinking-water and Tourism.
Construction beganN.A.
Opening dateIn Jan 1959
Power Generation Capacity6 MW
Height34 meters
Length22 meters
Dam Volume Content1586 Tcm
Type of Spillway GatesRadial
Spillway Gates7
ProjectVaigai Hydroelectric Project

Last Updated on : December 15, 2015



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