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Vaitarna Dam, Igatpuri
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Vaitarna Dam, also called Modaksagar Dam, is a gravity dam on Vaitarna river which supplies water to Palghar,Mumbai, but located in Palghar & Nashik district in the state of Maharashtra in India. It was opened in 1954.Another dam, the Middle Vaitarna Dam is to be built in the neighboring Palghar & Thane district on the same river; to supplement the water supply to the ever-growing needs of Mumbai and its metropolitan area.SpecificationsThe height of the dam above lowest foundation is 82m while the length is 567.07m. The gross storage capacity is 204980.00km3.Purpose Water supply
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  • Worth a visit especially with kids. Beatiful scenic road to the dam. Must visit in monsoon to check the full nd Overflow. 
  • We reached there from Manas resort ,igatpuri, it took 1 hour since road was not that good. No entry over the dam but we can take photos of water bed and dam. 
  • Basically it forms a reservoir on Vaitarna river majorly used for water storage. The area is beautiful, lush green environment. The road to backwater is small & it will be recommended to use 2- wheele...  more »