Official Designation of Rawanwadi Dam Irrigation Project is ” Rawanwadi Dam , D – 04708 ” . However local and popular name is ” Rawanwadi Lake / Rawanwadi Talav “. Rawanwadi Dam was constructed as part of irrigation projects by Government of Maharashtra in the year 1960.
It is built on and impounds a Local nallah , Nearest city to dam is Bhandara in Bhandara District of Maharashtra . The dam is an Earth fill Dam .The Length of dam is 96 m ( 314.961 Feet ) , while the Height of the dam above lowest foundation is 12.44 m ( 40.8136 feet ) . Project has no proper spillway as such.Length of the spillway is not known. The Dam has ungated .Dam’s catchment area is not known . Maximum / Gross storage capacity is 6.9 MCM. Live storage capacity is 8.75 MCM. Now a days almost all the water bodies make for good picnic spots. Rawanwadi Lake is also a popular Tourist attraction for its scenic beauty .Hilly terrain and forest adds to the natural beauty.
How to Reach:
Air Facility Available upto Dr. BAI Airport, Nagpur (MS). In Bhandara Hotels are available to stay.
From Nagpur Railway Station to Warthi Railway Station ( Bhandara). ( One hour Journey )
Nagpur - Pardi - Bhandara, NH-6. ( 60 KM )