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Bhatsa Dam, Maharashtra
The Bhatsa Dam is constructed on Bhatsa and Chorna rivers in Thane District of Maharashtra.
 
 Bhatsa Dam, MaharashtraBuilt on Bhatsa and Chorna rivers, the Bhatsa Dam is the major source of water in the Thane District of Maharashtra. The Bhatsa Lake is considered as the chief sources of water supply in the Mumbai city. Bhatsa Dam is a multipurpose project, used for irrigation water supply and generation of hydro electricity. Height of the Bhatsa Dam is around 89 meters, whereas the length is 959 meters. Submergence area of the Bhatsa Dam is 3070 hectares of land and the power generation capacity is 15 MW.

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(Last Updated on : 25/03/2009)
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