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Vishnuprayag Hydroelectric Project

India

Location: Uttarakhand, India

Client: Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd (JPVL)

Contractors: Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd (JPVL)

The Vishnuprayag hydroelectric project is a 400 MW run-of-the-river project, located in Uttarakhand. The project comprised of a 17 m high concrete diversion dam, desilting chambers, a 4 m dia. tunnel, a surge shaft and 1,491-m long steel-lined pressure shaft.

Encardio-rite provided instrumentation for dam, HRT & underground powerhouse. Instrumentation provided and installed by Encardio-rite included a piezometer, uplift pore pressure sensor, stress meters, strain meters, borehole extensometers, tri-axial joint meter, hydraulic overflow settlement cell, linear joint meter, temperature meter, normal & inverted pendulum, portable readout units, automatic data acquisition system and automatic weather station.