Kolkewadi Dam

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Kolkewadi Dam or Kolkiwadi Dam is a dam located in the Konkan region of Maharashtra, India. The dam is part of the Koyna Dam hydroelectric project. It is located in Kolkiwadi, three kilometres near the village of Alore, near Chiplun. Alstrom has its operations here. The electricity is 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.

External links

* [http://www.khep.org/koyna_iii.htm Official site]


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