Dhauliganga Dam

About Dhauliganga Dam

The Dhauliganga Dam is a concrete face and earth-fill embankment dam. It is  built on Dhauliganga River near Dharchula in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. 

This dam was constructed and operated by a joint venture of Kajima Construction Corporation, Ltd, HCC and Daewoo Engineering & Engineering & Construction with Bauer Maschinen. This dam generates 280 MW of hydro-power. The construction work of this dam began in February 2000 and was completed by 2005.

Dhauliganga Dam in Dharchula

The Dhauliganga dam has a height of 56 metres (184 ft), length 315 metres (1,033 ft) and thickness 1 metre respectively. The surface area of this dam is 8 km square and max water depth is 70 m (230 ft). The basin area of this dam is Ganga River. The Dhauliganga dam is used for storing water and generating hydroelectric power.

What is Dhauliganga Dam famous for?

Dhauliganga Dam is popular place for following activities/ interests - Dams and Reservoirs.

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