Totladoh Dam: Source of water for city of Nagpur and the Khaperkheda Thermal Power Station

Last Modified: Thu Apr 16 2020 09:01:13 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 1,96,360 million litres
    Annual water requirement set aside by Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority (MWRRA) for Nagpur city to be fulfilled by water from the Totladoh Dam. Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) had sought 2,12,000 million litres to be reserved for the year (typically till Jun 2018).
  • 31,000 million litres
    Annual water requirement of the 1,340 MW Khaperkheda Thermal Power Station, typically fulfilled by water from the Totladoh Dam
  • 4,50,000 million litres
    Ideally, the live storage in the dam at the end of monsoon, in order to meet needs of Nagpur city and the thermal plant, accounting for wastage due to evaporation.
  • 6,60,000 million litres
    Ideally, the live storage in the dam at the end of monsoon, in order to meet needs of Nagpur city, thermal plant and 1 round of irrigation of the rabi (winter) crop in the region.
  • 305,000 million litres
    When water in the reservoir is at this capacity or lower post monsoon season, only Nagpur city receives supply, even farmers may be denied supply during the rabi (winter) season.