Dhom Dam

Dhom Dam

        The Dhom Dam, is an earthfill and gravity dam on Krishna river near Wai in Satara District, state of Maharashtra in India. The Dhom dam is Built in 1978 on Krishna river, 13.50 TMC . it is very beautiful spot to visit. Boat Club facility available here, which can be viewed from   Table Land of Pachgani. Aqua culture activities are being taken up in this dam.

        The main purpose of dam is the supply of water to the agriculture, to the industries, and for the drinking water supply to the majorly for Wai, Pachgani-Mahabaleshwar and neighbouring areas. The catchment area dams the Krishna River and forms the Dhom Lake which is approximately 20 km length. The dhom dam generates the electricity of 4 MG from the basement electricity house. The Dhom electricity project is run by the Maharashtra State Electricity Board.

Dam Details

Name of Dam Name of River Name of Place Main Purpose Area Height Capacity of Water Capacity of Power
Dhom Dam Krishna Tah.Wai, Dist. Satara Hydroelectricity and Irrigation 217 Sq km. 62.18 meter 13.50 TMC 1 MW

How to Reach

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1. Distance from Pune  to Satara 72 kms , Satara to Wai 10 kms and wai to Dhom dam 12 kms.     Map