Dams of Uttarakhand: Salient Features (Set-1)

A dam can be used to amass water or for storage of water which can be consistently distributed between locations. Some of the dams of Uttarakhand are mentioned in the article.
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A dam can be used to amass water or for storage of water which can be consistently distributed between locations. Some of the dams of Uttarakhand are mentioned in the article.

 

Name of Dam: Baigul(East)
Nearest City: Nainital
State: Uttarakhand
River Name: Baigul & sukhi
Basin: Ganga
Type of Dam: Earthen
Purpose of Dam: Irrigation,Hydroelectric,Flood Control
Year of Completion: 1968

Name of Dam: Baur Dam        
Nearest City: Gaderpur Bazpur        
State: Uttarakhand
River Name: Baur Kakrala
Basin: Ganga
Type of Dam: Earthen
Purpose of Dam: Irrigation
Year of Completion: 1967

Name of Dam: Bhaironghati
State: Uttarakhand    
River Name: Bhagirathi
Basin: Ganga
Purpose of Dam: Irrigation, Hydroelectric,

Name of Dam: Bhimtal Dam    
State: Uttarakhand    
River Name: Bhimtal drain    
Basin: Ganga
Type of dam: Masonry
Purpose of Dam: Irrigation
Year of Completion: 1883    

Name of Dam: Devsari Dam
State: Uttarakhand    
River Name: Pinder
Basin: Ganga
Type of dam: Masonry
Purpose of Dam: Irrigation, Hydroelectric    

Name of Dam: Dhauliganga
State: Uttarakhand    
District: Pithorgarh
River Name: Dhauliganga
Basin: Ganga
Type of dam: Earthen
Purpose of Dam: Hydroelectric    

Name of Dam: Dhora Dam
State: Uttarakhand    
River Name: Katna
Basin: Ganga
Type of dam: Earthen
Purpose of Dam: Irrigation
Year of Completion: 1960

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