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Gangapur Dam, Nashik

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Gangapur Dam, is an earthfill dam on Godavari river near Nasik in the state of Maharashtra in India.SpecificationsThe height of the dam above lowest foundation is 36.59m while the length is 3902m. The volume content is 4612km3 and gross storage capacity is 215880.00km3.Due to silt deposition in the reservoir area, the storage capacity of the dam has gradually reduced. The right side canal running towards Nashik is also closed due to the high civilization in the area. For these two reasons, an upstream dam, Kashypi Dam, is constructed which opened in 1998.Purpose Irrigationone of the earthen dam having emergency spillway
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  • It is one of the oldest Dam in Nashik which was built by Britishers. The main attraction about this dam is it made of "mitti". It is very huge and the water to nashik city is supplied by it. There is ...  more »
  • This Dam is located on Godawari river..very close to Nasik City... Excellent time to visit will be Early in morning between 8 to 12 am or in evening after 4 pm.. Very close to Sula Vineyards  more »
  • Sight Address : Gangapur Lake, At a distance of around 13 km from Nashik lies the Gangapur Lake. The Gangapur Lake and is a worth seeing attraction of the region. It serves as a major water supply to ...  more »