Salient Features of Various Reservoirs Situated in Bihar

Sl. No. Name of Dam Year of Completion River Nearest City Type Height above lowest foundation Length of dam Volume content of dam Gross storage capacity Reservoir area Effective storage capacity Purpose Designed spillway capacity
(m) (m) (103m3) (103m3) (103m2) (103m3) (m3/sec)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
1 Kharagpur Lake 1876 Mani Munger Earthen 26.53* 221.04   16510.00 3840.00 162.80 Irrigation 850.00
2 Nagi 1968 Nagi Munger Earthen 24.02 1884.00   10800.00 4250.00 9300.00 Irrigation 283.28
3 Kohira 1962 Kohira Bhabua Earthen 24.06 236.91   28330.00 5260.00 27440.00 Irrigation 736.00
4 Amrity 1965 Amrity Jamui Earthen 16.65* 166.15   4920.00 166.00 4348.00 Irrigation 110.00
5 Badua 1965 Badua Bhagalpur Earthen 56.66 457.32   128340.00 11335.00 109830.00 Irrigation 2833.86
6 Srikhandi 1965 Srikhandi Jamui Earthen 16.65* 205.80   4920.00 166.00 4348.00 Irrigation 110.00
7 Kolmahadeo 1966 Kolmahadeo Nawada Earthen 25.20 152.00   5700.00 570.00 4700.00 Irrigation 128.00
8 Chandan 1968 Chandan Baunsi Earthen 49.38 1555.00   157230.00 10810.00 135740.00 Irrigation 3115.00
9 Jalkund 1968 Jalkund Munger Earthen 15.99* 631.10   3085.00 690.30 2776.50 Irrigation 148.75
10 Morway 1969 Morway Munger Earthen 33.42 533.53   14570.00 16200.00 12370.00 Irrigation 709.00
11 Satgharwa (N.F.) 1976 Satgharwa Munger Earthen 19.21 266.72   1830.00 360.00 1695.00 Irrigation 106.00
12 Job 1978 Job Nawada Earthen 36.60 1616.00   12000.00 2130.00 11000.00 Irrigation 425.00
13 Kailashghati 1980 Kailash ghati Jamui Earthen 31.50 183.00   3571.00 1020.00 3152.00 Irrigation 127.18
14 Nakti 1980 Nakti Munger Earthen 24.99 990.85   13970.00 3640.00 12870.00 Irrigation 490.25
15 Tarakol 1980 Tarakol Jamui Earthen 23.155 106.67   10491.00 1902.00 9790.00 Irrigation 70.67
16 Baskund 1984 Baskund Jamui Earthen 17.68 67.07   1230.00 600.00 928.00 Irrigation 231.24
17 Upper Badua (N.F.) 1985 Badua Banka Earthen 16.92 1745.00   4520.00 1063.00 4260.00 Irrigation 200.00
18 Belharana 1987 Belharana Bhagalpur Earthen 30.10* 411.58   15560.00 2680.00 14570.00 Irrigation 425.00
19 Phulwaria 1988 Tilaya Nawada Earthen 32.98 1135.00   59340.00 9635.60 50740.00 Irrigation 1136.00
20 Anjan 1989 Anjan Jamui Earthen 39.02 518.30   26680.00 3440.00 24710.00 Irrigation 878.00
21 Batane # 1990 Batane Chhattarpur Earthen 24.08 2012.20   76870.00 13360.00 59970.00 Irrigation 2692.00
22 Orhni 2000 Orhni Banka Earthen 32.00 686.00   51560.00 2024.00 44590.00 Irrigation 1167.00
23 Bilasi 2001 Bilasi Banka Earthen 31.40 168.29   32570.00 5830.00 28870.00 Irrigation 492.00
24 Barnar U/C Barnar Jamui Gavity/ Masonry 76.75 282.70   80210.00 3750.00 70770.00 Irrigation 3256.00
25 Durgawati 2014 Durgawati Bhabua Earthen 46.30 1615.40   28770.00 23413.00 257500.00 Irrigation 3818.00
26 North Koel # U/C North Koel Daltonganj Earthen/ Gravity/ Masonry 67.86 343.00 470.00 1170000.00 71200.00 960000.00 Irrigation 16000.00
27 Sindhwarni U/C Mani Munger Earthen 22.56 125.58   50060.00 7000.00 34260.00 Irrigation 864.51
28 Upper Kiul 2004 Kivi Jamui Earthen 35.58 3673.00   98103.00 12303.00 84529.00 Irrigation 3400.00

#Dams are located in Jharkhand and constructed, operated and maintained by two tier committee of Government of Bihar and Government of Jharkhand.

* Height above lowest river bed.

N.F.: Non-Functional