Kanher Dam

Kanher Dam Satara

The Kanher Dam is an earth fill and gravity dam on Venna river near Satara district in the state of Maharashtra in India. The dam is Built-in 1986 on Venna river, 10.10 TMC. it is the very beautiful spot to visit. The main purpose of the dam is to provide hydroelectricity with some irrigation facilities in neighboring areas.

The Kanher valley and Kanher dam irrigate the upper parts of Satara district.  just downstream of the town of Medha. The dam is situated about 8 Kms from Satara city.

Dam Details

Name of Dam Name of River Name of Place Main Purpose Area Height Capacity of Water Capacity of Power
Kanher Dam Venna Tah.Sarara Dist. Satara Hydroelectricity and Irrigation 204.61 sq km. 58  meter 10.10 TMC 4 MW

How to Reach Kanher Dam

By Road Nearest RailWay Station Nearest Airport Google Map
1. Distance from Pune to Satara 110 km and Satara to Kanher 12 km via Medha. Pune Map

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