Lower Goi Irrigation Project
Lower Goi (Shaheed Bhima Nayak Sagar) Project consists of a homogeneous earthen dam near village Panchpula, District Barwani (Madhya Pradesh) across river Goi, a tributary to river Narmada to provide irrigation to an area of 15686 Ha (annual irrigation) in Barwani district, a drought-prone area in Madhya Pradesh. In addition to providing the irrigation facilities, provision of 0.425 area in MCM of water per annum has been kept for drinking water purposes for Rajpur town for the projected population of the town up to the year 2025, and provision for 5.575 MCM of water per annum has been kept reserve for industrial purposes in the project proposal.
The height of the dam above its lowest foundation is 44.20 m and its length is 2400 m with ogee shaped central spillway of length 220 m. The gross and live storage capacities of the reservoir are 143.18 MCM and 112.24 MCM, respectively.
The project site is situated across River Goi a tributary of River Narmada 21 km away from district Barwani near village Panchkola. On right bank a tunnel of 5.7 km and 30 km long main canal is constructed.
Encardio-rite was awarded the complete contract for supply as well as installation of safety monitoring instrumentation for the project including:
- Foundation piezometer
- Embankment piezometer
- Vertical movement device
- Direct plumb line
- V-notch for discharge calculation
- Surface settlement point for parapet wall and berms
- Readout unit
- Automatic data acquisition system