Features of Chamera Dam
The dam is located at about 892 meters above the sea level; it is 226 meters in height and 295 meters in length. The dam has high water level fluctuations from April to June. The storage capacity of the dam is 110 MCN and the drainage area of the dam is 472.5 square km. The first stage of the dam, Chamera-I generates 540 MW of electricity, Chamera-II generates 300 MW of electricity and Chamera-III generates 231 MW of electricity. The third stage was constructed in the year 2012. The stage - I is a storage hydroelectric project, while stage - II and III are run of the river schemes. All the three stages of Chamera dam are owned by NHPC Limited.
Weather near Chamera Dam
The specialty of the nearby area of the dam is its fluctuating temperature. The temperature becomes 35 degree during the day and lowers to 18-20 degree at night near the dam. During the month of December the temperature goes below 0 degree centigrade.
Visiting Information to Chamera Dam
Chamera Lake is 37 km from Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh. From Dalhousie, one can reach Chamera Dam.
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