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Dagachhu Hydroelectric Project

Bhutan

Location: District of Dagana, Bhutan

Client: Druk Green Power Corp. (DGPC)

Contractors: Hindustan Construction Company (HCC)

The 126-MW Dagachhu hydro power project in Bhutan is built on the Dagachhu River in the southwestern district of Dagana. The project is a run-of-the-river power plant.

Encardio-rite supplied and instrumented geotechnical monitoring sensors for the diversion weir, desilter, headrace tunnel, surge tank, pressure shaft, tailrace tunnel, underground powerhouse and transformer cavern.

Encardio-rite also provided monitoring services by posting experienced engineers at site for installed instruments that included an inclinometer, piezometer, water level recorder, borehole extensometer, rock bolt load cells, arc weldable strain gage, embedment strain gage, plumb lines, portable read out units, surface settlement point and bireflex targets.