PAMBA DAM

Dam/Weir: PAMBA DAM
LocationLatitude : 9⁰ 17′ 00 ” NDam Features
Longitude: 77⁰ 08′ 30” EType of DamMasonry – Gravity
PanchayathSeethathoduClassificationHH (High Height)
VillageSeethathoduMaximum Water Level (MWL)EL 986.33 m
DistrictPathanamthittaFull Reservoir Level ( FRL)EL 986.33 m
River BasinPambaStorage at FRL39.22 Mm3
RiverPambaHeight from deepest foundation57.00 m
Release from Dam to riverPambaLength281.48 m
Taluk through which release flowsRanni, Konni, Kozhencherry, Thiruvalla, Chengannur, Kuttanadu, Mavelikara, KarthikappallySpillway6 Nos. radial gates, each of of size 7.0 x 4.87 m
Year of completion1967Crest LevelEL 981.46 m
Name of ProjectSabarigiri HEPRiver Outlet1 No., Hollow jet valve, 1.8 m dia
Purpose of ProjectHydro PowerOfficers in charge & phone No.Executive Engineer, Dam Safety Division No. I, Seethathodu, Pathanamthitta (Dist.), Kerala, PIN-689667 Phone-9446008424
Installed capacity of the project340 MWAssistant Executive Engineer, Dam Safety Sub Division, KochuPamba PIN- 689662 Phone-9496011966
Project Identification Code ( PIC)KL29HH0022Assistant Engineer, Dam Safety Section No. I, Kochupamba, PIN- 689662 Phone – 9496011952
Sabarigiri Hydro Electric Project (340MW) is the second largest hydro electric project of Kerala State located in Pathanamthitta District. The project comprises of three dams, one across the river Pamba and others across its tributaries Kakki, and Anathode. The water from Pamba Reservoir is fed into Kakki Reservoir through the Inter Connecting tunnel from where it is conveyed to the Power House at Moozhiyar.
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