Dhom Dam, Panchgani

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Dhom Dam, is an earthfill and gravity dam on Krishna river near Wai in state of Maharashtra in India.SpecificationsThe height of the dam above lowest foundation is 50m while the length is 2478m. The volume content is 6335km3 and gross storage capacity is 13.80 TMC or 382270.00km3.Purpose Irrigation- The construction of this dam started at 1976. The major purpose of this dam is the supply of water to the agriculture, to the industries, and for the drinking water supply to the majorly for Wai, Panchgani-Mahabaleshwar and the surrounding villages on the bank of dam. This dam was supplied the water to agricultural land of the Wai, Koregaon, Satara, Javli and Khandala talukas. The catchment area dams the Krishna River and forms the Dhom Lake which is approximately 20 km (11 mi) in length. Completed in 1982, it is one of the largest civil engineering projects commissioned after Indian independence. The Dhom electricity project is run by the Maharashtra State Electricity Board. Dhom dam mades the lake to the storage capacity of 14 T.M.C. Hydroelectricity- The dhom generates the electricity of 4 MG from the basement electricity house.
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  • This lake a little far from wai is very serene..it has very quaint hotels near the lake..the lake of this dam is surounded by lush mountains ..the lakes also has boat ride facility for 50 rupees for 1...  more »
  • We had an overview of this place from some of the points. Its a large dam and looks very picturesque.  more »
  • This dam is the chief source of water supply for farmers of Koregaon, Javli and Khandala taluks of Satara.  more »

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