Doyang Dam

Doyang dam has been constructed on River Doyang, a tributary of River Brahmaputra and located near Wokha city of Nagaland. It is an earthen dam built for hydroelectric purposes (75 MW capacity) as well as for drinking water supply. 

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Doyang Dam

Doyang dam has been constructed on River Doyang, a tributary of River Brahmaputra and located near Wokha city of Nagaland. It is an earthen dam built for hydroelectric purposes (75 MW capacity) as well as for drinking water supply. 

With a height of 92 m, the Doyang dam is one of the largest rockfill dams in Asia. It is approximately 462 m long and has four spillway radial gates with a designed spillway capacity of 5977 cumec. 

Doyang reservoir has a gross storage capacity of 535 (Million Cubic Meter) MCM and an effective storage capacity of 370 MCM. North East States of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura are the beneficiary states of this project.

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

  • Vibrating wire piezometers
  • Hydraulic piezometers
  • Vibrating wire temperature meter
  • Earth pressure cell
  • Inclinometer
  • Surface settlement point
  • Vibrating wire joint meter
  • Vibrating wire uplift pressure cell
  • Uplift pressure cell with a dial gauge
  • Normal & inverted plumbline
  • Readout units
  • Data acquisition system

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