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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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  • Very nice and beautiful place. Never thought that such beautiful place existed near Mumbai and that too such close 
  • it is a huge water body supplying water to Mumbai,kayakng, rowing,fishing are some activities done here. 
  • Its a great place with water on both sides and a lone bridge in between. The morning and evening walk to this place along the villages is a great thing to do. JenJon staff would organise a tour of the...  more »