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 a very beautiful spot to visit. Boat Club facility available here, which can be viewed from Table Land of Panchgani. Aquaculture activities are being taken up in this dam.
The main purpose of the dam is the supply of water to the agriculture, to the industries, and for the drinking water supply to the majorly for Wai, Panchgani-Mahabaleshwar and neighboring 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.
|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 Dhom Dam
|By Road||Nearest RailWay Station||Nearest Airport||Google Map|
|1. Distance from Pune to Satara 72 km, Satara to Wai 10 km and wai to Dhom dam 12 km.|