Sawalkot Dam and HEPP

The Sawalkot Dam and HEPP, which is located in India, is being constructed across the Chenab River. As a Roller Compacted Concrete dam, the Sawalkot Dam's body volume is 1.885.000 m3.

The dam is constructed for power generation. It has an installed capacity of 1.906 MW and its total annual power generation capacity is intended to be 7.998 GWh when completed.

Client The Jammu & Kashmir State Power Development Corporation Contractor Joint Venture (Özaltın %42)
Location Kashmir, INDIA River Chenab
Type Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) Purpose of the Project Energy Production
Body Volume (RCC) 1.885.000 m3 Reservoir Volume 530 x 106 m3
Height from Foundation 193 m Height from Riverbed 164 m
Crest Length 240 m Number of Diversion Tunnels 3
Length of Diversion Tunnel T1: 965 m T2: 6.901,130 m T3: 1.280 m Inner Diameter of Diversion Tunnel 13,5 x 19 mm (Each) (Horseshoe)
Design Discharge of Spillway 18.711 m3/sec Installed Capacity 1.456 + 450 MW
Number of Units & Powers 8 x 225 MW + 1 x 56 MW Annual Power Generation 7.998 GWh
Number of Power Tunnels 3 Length of Power Tunnels 200 m
Inner Diameter of Power Tunnel 2 x 12,5 + 1 x 10,5 m (Each) Excavation Volume 7.800.000 m3
Conventional Concrete Volume 1.710.000 m3 Fill Volume 370.000 m3
Total Drilled Grouting Holes 323.000 m3 Total Underground Excavation 4.680.000 m3
Lenght of Access Road Tunnels 14.700 m - -