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Dams of Uttarakhand: Salient Features (Set-1)

18-FEB-2014 17:24

    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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