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Vazhani Dam

Vazhani Dam
Vazhani reservoir.JPG
A view of dam and reservoir
Vazhani Dam is located in India
Vazhani Dam
Location of Vazhani Dam in India
Vazhani Dam is located in Kerala
Vazhani Dam
Vazhani Dam (Kerala)
Official nameVazhani Dam
LocationVazhani, Thrissur, Kerala, India
Coordinates10°38′13″N 76°18′25″E / 10.637°N 76.307°E / 10.637; 76.307
Opening date1962
Operator(s)Irrigation Department, Kerala
Dam and spillways
Length792.48 metres
CreatesWadakkanchery River
Capacity: tmc ft.

Vazhani Dam is a clay dam built across the Wadakkancherry river near Wadakkancherry in Thrissur district of Kerala. The water is used for irrigation and drinking purposes. The dam has a four-acre garden and the construction was completed in 1962.[1] Vazhani dam is built with mud and it is an earth dam like Banasura Sagar Dam


See also


  1. ^ "Kerala Govt". VAZHANI IRRIGATION PROJECT. Retrieved 2012-05-16.