GANGAPUR Dam is near village Gangawadi and is 10 Km. from Nashik city.This is a earthen dam constructed in 1954. The total catchment area of the dam is 357.4 Sq.km.The total dam length is 3810 m. and maximum height of the dam is 36.57m. The total Gross storage of the dam is 215.88 MCM (7624 mcft) and total Live storage is 203.76 MCM (7200 mcft). The lenght of the waste weir is 102 m. There are total 9 radial gates of size (9.15x6.10 m.) having the discharge capacity of 2294 cumecs (81013 cusecs). The dam has two canals, the left bank canal is 64 Km. long and right bank canal is 30 Km. long. The total irrigable area of this dam is 15960 Ha.
There is a garden nearby which serves as a good picnic spot, but you have to take prior permission of the Chief Executive Engineer, P.W.D. Trimbak Road, Nashik.
This picture was taken at the artificial lake created by the Dam. Some youngstars was visiting the place with their guitars and having a grand time while having a boat ride. I took this snap from the other boat. It was sunset time.
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micaelamalmo (13) 2012-05-03 1:18
I think that silhouette creates a good contrast to the overall scenery. Interesting pic!