Bhatghar Dam, is a gravity dam on Yelwanti river near Bhor in State of Maharashtra in India. One of the highest river dam walls in India, built on river Velvandi, Bhatgar Dam is 40 kms from Pune. Fun lovers often frequent the entire area around the dam. ST buses play between Pune and Bhatgar Dam.
The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 57.92 m (190.0 ft) while the length is 1,625 m (5,331 ft). The volume content is 650 km3 (160 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 670,650.00 km3 (160,897.49 cu mi).
Official name: Bhatghar Dam
Opening date: 1927
Demolition date: N/A
Owner(s): Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam: Gravity
Height: 57.92 m (190.0 ft)
Length: 1,625 m (5,331 ft)
Volume: 650 km3 (160 cu mi)
Impounds: Yelwandi river
Capacity: 666,000 km3 (160,000 cu mi)
Surface area: 31,900 km2 (12,300 sq mi)