Mawphlang dam is a run-of-river scheme, located at Mawphlang village in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya state in north-eastern India, 25 km from Shillong. The 52.5 m high and 135 m long concrete gravity dam is built over the Umiew River. It includes a headrace tunnel, surge shaft, pressure shaft, and a surface powerhouse. Mawphlang dam is part of the Greater Shillong Water Supply Scheme.
Encardio-rite was awarded the sub-contract for supply as well as installation of safety monitoring instrumentation for the project. The instrumentation included:
- Uplift pressure meters
- Total pressure cells
- Strain meters – rosette with no stress strain meter
- Joint meters
- Temperature meters