Koyna Hydroelectric Project

Koyna Hydroelectric Project

India

Location: Maharshtra, India

Client: Maharashtra State Electricity Board (MSEB)

Consultant: KDMD, CDO Devgiri Engg., Soma Enterprise

Contractors: Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T)

The Koyna dam is a 103 m high and 807 m long rubble concrete dam, constructed across river Koyna in Maharashtra. The capacity of the project is 1,920 MW.

Encardio-rite supplied and installed extensive geotechnical sensors for the project that included a piezometer, uplift pore pressure sensor, strain gage, load cell, joint meter, temperature sensor, portable readout units, automatic data acquisition system and seismographs. Expert engineers provided monitoring services for the installed sensors.