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V.V.P.

ENGINEERING COLLEGE
DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

SITE VISIT: BHADAR II


DATA OF VISIT: 20/02/2015, FRIDAY
SEMESTER: 6TH
DURATION OF VISIT: 01 DAY
Students of 6th sem. civil visit Bhadar II dam site as a part of industrial visit on 20th February;
2015.journey was started at morning 8.00 am from Rajkot to Bhadar dam. We reached dam site
at 10.30 am.
At Bhadar dam sit in charge Mr.Modha sir explained in detail technical information of dam
and explained components of dam on site. After that interaction session was arranged in which
was very interesting one. Site visit was very fruitful for students to know working of dam,
construction of dam, catchment area, design criteria of dam, maintenance of various
components of dam.

DETAIL OF PROJECT:

Bhadar-II dam is located across river Bhadar, near village Bhuki in Dhoraji taluka of Rajkot
district, Gujarat. The dam is 90 km from Rajkot city. The dam across river Bhadar comprise of
3021.70 meter long earthen dam and 405.32 meter long masonry spillway in the river gorge
with 22 numbers of radial gates for passing design flood of 26380.12 cumec (SPF). Maximum
height of the earthen dam is 11.83 meter and that of spillway is 28.72 meter. The dam
impounds gross and live storage of 49.0 Mcum and 41.85 Mcum respectively. The CCA and
irrigation potential of the project is 9965 ha and 8570 hectare.
the canal system comprises of 32.30 km long Left bank canal off taking from the dam. The main
canal has carrying capacity of 6.132 cumec at the head.

Information
Location

Village Bhukhi, Tal. Dhoraji, Dist. Rajkot

Purpose

Irrigation and water supply

River

Bhadar

Area of catchment

612.78 sq. kms

Mean annual runoff in the catchment

Mean annual rainfall

586 mm

Year of commencement of construction work

1998

Year of completion

2000

Dam
Type

Earthan and brick work

Bed Rock

Maximum height above the lowest point of foundation

20.74 m.

Length at the top of the dam

3527 m.

Total Volume Content:


Concrete

Masonry

137000 cub. Mtrs

Earthwork

2895000 cub. Mtrs

Spillway
Type

Ogy

Length

405.32 m

Energy dissipater

Maximum discharge

26380 cumecs

Type, Nos. and size of gate

Radial gate, 22 nos.,


(14.93x10.67 mtrs)