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Bhimgoda Barrage

Bhimgoda barrage mod,, Rishikesh Rd, Birla Ghat, Haridwar, Uttarakhand 249401, India

Lake/ River/ Pond
Dam

The Bhimgoda Barrage also referred to as the Bhimgoda Weir or Bhimgoda Head Works, is a barrage on the Ganges River at Har ki Pauri near Haridwar in Haridwar district, Uttarakhand, India. Built as the headworks of the Upper Ganges Canal, an initial barrage was completed by 1854 and replaced twice; the final one completed in 1983. The primary purpose of barrage is irrigation but it also serves to provide water for hydroelectric power production and control floods.

Location of Bhimgoda Barrage