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Sonapani Mini Hydel Project

Meghalaya Power Generation Corporation Limited
Salient Features
1. Location and Accessibility

1.1. State

:

Meghalaya

1.2. District

:

East Khasi Hills

1.3. Village

:

Mawprem

1.4. Access

:

Road & Footpath

1.5. Nearest rail head

:

Guwahati

1.6. Road

:

NH-40, 95 km from Guwahati

Longitude

:

91o 51` 48``

Latitude

:

25o 35` 0``

1.7. Geographical Co-ordinates

2. Hydrology

2.1. Catchment Area
2.1.1. Catchment Area of Beadon Falls(Wah Umkhrah)

: 23.50 sq. km

2.1.2. Catchment Area of Bishop Falls(Umshyrpi)

:

18.78 sq. km

2.2.1.Average rainfail

:

2261 mm

2.2.2.Maxumum rainfall

:

4948 (1956)

2.2.3.Minimum rainfall

:

1411 (1958)

2.3.1.50%

:

.98 cumec

2.3.2.75%

:

.36 cumec

2.3.3.90%

:

.27 cumec

2.4.1.Normal

:

17o C

2.4.2.Maximum

:

26.9o C

2.4.3.Minimum

:

2.8oC

:

Diversion structures,

2.2. Precipitation in the area (Annual)

2.3. Dependable yield in cumec

2.4. Climatic data: (Atmospheric Temperature)

2.5. Flood
2.5.1.Maximum Discharge – Design flood
287.96 cumec for wah umkhrah
244.80 cumec for Umshyrpi
3. High Head Project

water conductor system,
Penstock and Power House
3.1. Diversion Structure

R, M & U WORKS OF UMIAM STAGE II HEPP

 

Umshyrpi Weir

Wah-Umkhrah Weir

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50 M 632.50 M Top width 0.995 M 3.W.50 M 7.3.Design discharge : 0.1.5.4.3.4.Maximum Discharge (combined) : 0.3.3.2.95 M 0.25 M Non-overflow section 7.5.L.35) M 3.0 x 3.4.0 M Design Discharge 0.7. : 1216.0 x 1.0 M 1. Penstock 3.4.Bifurcation if any : Yes 3.Type : Steel pipe 3.W. each with a trash rack) 3.3.50 M 3.4.2.7 M 3.3.Sill level : 1394.4.Gate : 1 No.Length : 370 mts 3.3.1.1.4. Water conductor system : Open channel partly covered Umshyrpi Wah Umkhrah Length 1128.Full supply level : 1396.L : 1217.35 M Overflow section 22.00 M Shape Rectangular Rectangular Size Height (top) 1. Spilling Arrangement R.895 M 3.4.Number : One No.10 M Height at Deepest portion 4.00 M Minimum T. of 0.No of off-takes : (2 nos.1. 3.6.Thickness : 6mm to 12 mm 3. M & U WORKS OF UMIAM STAGE II HEPP   : All along Power Channel and Forebay Page 2 of 4 .2.1.00 M 3.95 M 0.1.98 cumecs 3.35 M 31.Size of forebay : (35.3.85 M 38.4.44 cumec 0.70 M dia 3.54 cumec Maximum 1:30 1:130 Minimum 1:250 1:700 Masonary Masonary With 15 cm thick PCC with 15 cm thick PCC 0.0 x 1.3.2.98 cumec at 50% 3. Type of structure Composite Counterfort Masonary & RCC Type RCC weir Length (overall) 29.1.Size of gate/valves : 0.50 M Slope Type of lining Top width 3.Tail Race : Free flow type Maximum T.45 M 3.4. Forebay :Combined forebay for two power Channels 3.4.0 x 9.

20 5.50 M : 1 x 1500 KW 4.Number : 1 no.6.L : 1216. Tail race 5.Width : 13.6.5.W.3.10 M 4.2.50 M 5.Regulation System : Synchronous 4.2.1.Height : 7. Numbers : 1 no. Width x Depth : 1. Length : 3. Turbine 4.5.55 M 4.3.Type : Horizontal Pelton Wheel 4.32 x 1.3.0 M 5.12 x 106 Firm power without L. Head 4. Proposed installed capacity : 1 x 1500 KW 6.1.F : 5.3.1. Power 7.4.6.5.1.3.Capacity : 1500 KW 4.2.58 x 106 Secondary Power without L.4.4. Type : Surface 4.3. Switch yard: 7.Minimum : 176.3.Excitation system : Self Excitation 4.1.6.2.1.5.Maximum gross head : 178.90 M 4.Design head (net) : 172.42 M 4.1.2.3.595 M 4.145 M 4.3.Machine hall floor level : 1218. Load factor : 70% : 33 KV/0. Type : Free flow type 6.1. Voltage level R.5. M & U WORKS OF UMIAM STAGE II HEPP   Page 3 of 4 .Length : 21. Size of Power House 4.54 x 106 Total : 9.2.3. Shape : Rectangular 5.3.2. F : 3. Tail water level: Mean T.2. 4.Material handling system : Chain pulley block and 1 tonne crane 4.2.6.4 KV 6. Power House 4. Installed capacity 4. Type of Generation lift 3 M 5. Annual Energy (KWH) : 9.12 x 106 6..2.4. 5.

34 0.46 JUNE 0.00 0.29 Annual Generation 2. 7. No of bays : 1 no.30 MARCH 0.75 DECEMBER 0. Size : 22.15 4.36 0.30 0.21 R.65 0.53 0.83 0.35 0.03 7.86 0.89 Sonapani NOVEMBER 0.81 6.51 FEBRUARY 0.32 0.72 JULY 0.42 0.37 0.5 m x 11.76 SEPTEMBER 0.34 0.58 0.68 0.61 0.2.61 JANUARY 0.30 0.59 0.43 0.81 OCTOBER 0.58 0.34 MAY 0.30 0.3.5 m 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 APRIL 0.74 0.77 AUGUST 0.7.32 0.26 0.46 0.31 0. M & U WORKS OF UMIAM STAGE II HEPP   2009-2010 Generation Data Page 4 of 4 .18 0.47 0.51 0.