Musurumilli Reservoir Project

The Musurumili Reservoir Project has been constructed in the Sitapalligu river basin of Godavari, near Musurumili (V) of Rampachodavaram (M) in East Godavari district Andhra Pradesh. It is a medium irrigation project which is proposed to create an...

Musurumilli Reservoir Project

The Musurumili Reservoir Project has been constructed in the Sitapalligu river basin of Godavari, near Musurumili (V) of Rampachodavaram (M) in East Godavari district Andhra Pradesh. It is a medium irrigation project which is proposed to create an irrigation facility to an extent of 9164 hectares (22,643 acres) as well as a drinking water facility for 23 villages enroot the canal.

The project consists of a 1.040 km long earthen dam with a maximum height of 31 m in a deep path with an upper width of 6 m and a 86.50 m long spillway with 7 radial gates, each of size 10 m x 7.5 m. Which discharges 2,944 cumec. The crest level of the spillway is +115.50 m. Gross Storage Capacity is 45.293 MQM and Live Storage Capacity is 40.414 MQM. Is.

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

  • Piezometers - foundation & embankment 
  • Magnetic extensometer - vertical movement
  • Magnetic extensometer – horizontal movement

 

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