Dhom Dam

Irrigation- The construction of this dam started at 1976. The major purpose of this dam is the supply of water to the agriculture, to the industries, and for the drinking water supply to the majorly for Wai, Pachgani-Mahabaleshwar and the surrounding villages on the bank of dam. This dam was supplied the water to agricultural land of the Wai, Koregaon, Satara , Javli and Khandala talukas. The catchment area dams the Krishna River and forms the Dhom Lake which is approximately 20 km (11 mi) in length. Completed in 1982, it is one of the largest civil engineering projects commissioned after Indian independence. The Dhom electricity project is run by the Maharashtra State Electricity Board. Dhom dam mades the lake to the storage capacity of 14 T.M.C.

Hydroelectricity- The dhom generates the electricity of 4 MG from the basement electricity house.

This is the spot where bollywood superhit movie "Dabangg" was shooted. This is place where Makkhi(so called Arbaaz khan) meets with his girlfriend.

Kanher Dam

The dam was built on the Venna river in 1986, just downstream of the town of Medha. The dam is situated about 8 Kms from Satara city and also generates power for the area.

Kanher dam is situated in Kanher. Mahabaleshwar is 30 to 35 km away. You can easily see the kanher dam when travelling to mahabaleshwar from Satara via Medha.

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Dhom Dam

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Kanher Dam from Satara
Distance: 21KM
Vehicle: Bike, Auto rickshaw, 4 wheeler
Bus Service: Available
Journey Time: 40 minutes
Accomodation: At Satara
Dhom Dam from Satara
Distance: 45KM
Vehicle: Bike, Auto rickshaw, 4 wheeler
Bus Service: Available
Journey Time: 1 hr
Accomodation: At Wai
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