Kolkewadi Dam

Kolkiwadi Dam

        Kolkewadi Dam  is a located in Kolkiwadi, three kilometres near the village of Alore, near Chiplun. Chiplun located is a Ratnagiri District in the Konkan region of  Maharashtra,  India.

        The Kolkewadi Dam is part of Koyana Dam Hydroelectric Project.  It contributes in the 3rd stage of power generation of the Koyna Hydroelectric Project. The main purpose of dam is the generate the Hydroelectricity. The electricity is generated in the underground power station located at the base of the dam. The total installed generating capacity of the 3rd stage of the project is 320 MW. The project is run by the Maharashtra State Electricity Board, also known as the MSEB. The area behind the dam is one of the most sparsely populated areas in the state. The spillway of the dam is located at the center. It has 3 radial gates.

Dam Details

Name of Dam Name of River Name of Place Main Purpose Area Height Capacity of Water Capacity of Power
Kolkewadi Dam Baladwadi Nala Tal. Chiplun, Dist. Ratnagiri Hydroelectricity 25.40 Sq km. 66 meter 1.32 TMC 320 MW

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1. Distance from Pune to Satara 110 kms , Satara to Koyana 90 kms via Umbraj and Koyana to Kolkewadi 30 kms.   Pune Map