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Ghatghar (Upper dam)

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Ghatghar (Upper dam) completed
Ghatghar (Upper dam) completed

Particulars

Owner: GoMWRD (Government of Maharashtra Water Resources Department)

Designer: Electric Power Development Co. Ltd. & TCE Consulting Engineers

Contractor: M/s Patel Engineering Ltd.

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Height: 15 metres

Length: 503 metres

Volume of RCC: 35 m3x103

Total volume: 40 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/01 (December 2001)

Start of RCC: 05/03 (May 2003)

End of RCC: 01/04 (January 2004)

End of Project: 06/04 (June 2004)

Country: India

River: Pravara

DMS Co-ordinates: 19˚32'33.56"N, 73˚39'56.05"E

DD Co-ordinates: 19.542656, 73.665565

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)

Downstream

SlopeType
0.78RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
0.78RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
88
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
132Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)