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MANGLANEW 3Main Dam

Contractor:
             A Consortium of 8 Companies led by
             Guy F. Atkinson Co. (USA)
Consultants:
             Binnie & Partners (UK)
             Harza Engineering Co. International (USA)
             Preece Cardew & Rider (UK)

Total Cost:                  US $ 435 Million
Resettlement Cost:      US $ 90 Million

 

 

Spillway

MANGLANEW 4

Description

Main Spillway

Emergency Spillway

Before Raising

After Raising

Before Raising

After Raising

Type

Submerged orifice

weir

Max discharge

870000 cfs

945300 cfs

230000 cfs

230000 cfs

Type of gates

Radial Type

Radial Type

Free fall

Free fall

No of Gates

09

09

Nil

Nil

No of Chutes

02

02

Nil

Nil

Sill level

1080 ft SPD

1091 ft SPD

1208 ft SPD

1243 ft SPD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Power Information

ManglaPower

No. of Generating Units

10

Rated Capacity per Unit

100 MW each

Total installed Capacity

1000 MW

Generation Voltage

13.2 KV

Rated Head

295 Ft.

Rated Discharge( 10 Units)

45000 Cfs

 

Commissioning Dates

Units No

Commissioning

1

03-07-1967

2

  14-07-1967

3

07-03-1968

4

17-06-1969

5

29-12-1973

6

11-03-1974

7 25-05-1981
8 22-07-1981
9 24-09-1993
10 06-07-1994

During the higher reservoir level period, Mangla is able to generate 1150 MW against the rated capacity of 1000 MW due to permissible overloading of 15% whereas the capacity reduces to about 496 MW in the lean flow period (winter season) due to low reservoir level.

 


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