Project Information

  • Location: Kolhapur, Maharashta, India
  • Client: Water Resources Department (WRD GOM)
  • Contractor: MSPGCL Paras Maharasthtra
  • Year: 2000-2001

Chikotra Dam

The Chikotra dam is a 68 m high earth dam, located on chikotra river of  Zulpewadi Village, Ajara Tehsil, Kolhapur District, Maharashtra. The capacity of this project is 43.15 dml (water storage)7 88.8 hectares are is under backwater out of which 788.8 hectare is benefited. 

Encardio-rite was awarded the complete contract for supply as well as installation of safety monitoring instrumentation for the project. The instrumentation included:

  • Vibrating wire piezometer
  • Twin-tube hydraulic piezometer
  • Casagrande piezometer
  • Earth pressure cell
  • Surface settlement plugs
  • Readout unit

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