Kolkewadi Dam is a located in Kolkiwadi, three kilometers 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 the 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 the capacity of the 3rd stage of the project is 320 MW. The project 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.
|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|
How to Reach Kolkewadi Dam
|By Road||Nearest RailWay Station||Nearest Airport||Google Map|
|1. Distance from Pune to Satara 110 km, Satara to Koyana 90 km via Umbraj and Koyana to Kolkewadi 30 km.||Pune|