SIRUVANI DAM



Salient Features

1. General

State

Kerala

District

Palakkad

Taluk/Village

Sholayar Panchayath

Latitude

100 58,36rsquo;N

Longitude

76038, 32rsquo;E

River

Siruvani

Year of Completion

1984

2. Structural Features of Dam

Type -If more than one type give details of each type

Masonry straight gravity

Top Width

4.36m

Bottom Width

17.34m

Length

224m.

Maximum Height

57m.

Volume Content of Dam Body

1,40,000m3.

Slope ndash; upstream amp; down

Upstream-+829to860 1:10 and from878 vertica stream Downstream 1:7

3. Hydrological Features of Dam

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Catchment Area

22.47 sq. Km.

Probable Maximum Flood

435 m3/sec

4.Spillway

Location

Type

Ogee type

Total length

49.40m

Crest level

878.50m.

Design capacity of spillway

435m3/sec.

Number, type and sizes of gates

Nil

5. Reservoir Features

Top bank Level

883.00m

Maximum water level

881.5m.

Full reservoir level

878.50.

Minimum drawdown level

+64.00m.

Dead storage capacity

7.08Mm3

Gross storage capacity

25.50Mm3

Reservoir Area at F.R.L

1.636 Sq. Km