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Tehri Dam, Uttarakhand

The Tehri Dam is the tallest dam in India and one of the tallest in the world. It is located on the Bhagirathi River near Tehri in Uttarakhand, India. Phase 1 was completed in 2006, the Tehri Dam withholds a reservoir for irrigation, municipal water supply and the generation of 1,000 megawatts of hydroelectricity. The dam’s 1,000 MW pumped-storage scheme is currently under construction. The height of the Tehri Dam is 260.5 metres and its length is 575 metres.

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