Upper Wardha D02982

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Associated Relationships with Dam
1Upper Wardha Major Irrigation Project
2Upper Wardha Reservoir

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Salient Features
AttributeValue AttributeValue
Name of the DamUpper Wardha Dam Name of the ReservoirUpper Wardha Reservoir
Nearest CityMorshi Catchment Area (Sq.km)4302
DistrictAmravati Full Reservoir Level (m)342.5
StateMaharashtra Minimum Draw Down Level (m)332.3
Basin NameGodavari Maximum Water Level (m)343.5
RiverWardha Gross Storage Capacity at FRLFull Reservoir Level (MCM)802.98
Dam TypeEarthen / Gravity / Masonry Live Storage Capacity (MCM)612.51
Dam StatusCompleted Dead Storage Capacity (MCM)114.22
PurposeHydroelectric,Irrigation Storage Capacity at MWL (MCM)---
Completion Year1993 Submergence Area /Reservoir Area (Th. Ha)9.748
Length of Dam (m) 5920 Land affected - Total (Th Ha)11.334
Dam Height (m) 39.9 Land Affected - Culturable (Th Ha)8.324
Design flood (cumec)  Land Affected - Forest (Th Ha)1.182
Type of Spillway OG Land Affected - Others (Th Ha)---
Length of Spillway (m) 240.5 Number of Villages Affected24
Type of Spillway Gates RADIAL Number of the Families Affected - Total2538
Number of Spillway Gates 13 Number of the Families Affected - SC436
Size of Spillway Gates (m X m) 15 x 12 Number of the Families Affected - ST696
Crest Level of Spillway 330.5 Forest Plantation (Area in Th Ha)---
Commencement Year --- 
Total Volume Content of Dam (TCM) 6500 
Spillway Capacity (cumec) 19457 
Seismic Zone Seismic Zone-II 

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