Gujarat 4 BCM Dam Storage Growth 18 Days, 400mm Rains

July29, 2017 (C) Ravinder Singh progressindia2015@gmail.com

Gujarat received 400mm or approximately 60% of annual Rainfall in 18 Days But Gross Dam Storage Growth increased by 4 BCM against 21 BCM Gross storage Capacity.

 

http://www.nca.gov.in/dsr/dsr-29-july-2017.pdf

Gujarat government presents MISLEADING data – Live Storage capacity in Sardar Sarovar Dam given by Narmada Control Authority on 29-07-2017 is barely 1214 MCM against Gross Storage4914 MCM reported to PRESS and Ukai dam has 2221 MCM Live Storage against 2906 Gross storage reported. Together these two biggest dams in Gujarat have 3435 MCM Live Storage against reported 8820 MCM. Dead storage of Ukai & SSP are 5385 MCMDead storage of all Gujarat Dams is 7000 MCM approx.

 

Dam Storages Reported 13,442 MCM – Live 6,442 MCM

 

So when Gujarat reports 13,442 MCM on 29-07-2017 Live Storage is 6,442 MCM approx. Live storage in Kutchh, Saurashtra & North Gujarat Regions – 2286 MCM for 75% Area and 80% cultivated area. Gujarat get Floods – Little Storage in all 204 Dams.

 

By 29-07-2017 Gujarat received 88% Monsoon Annual rainfall but dam filling this season beginning June01, 2017 is not even 5000 MCM and in this 4000 MCM is contributed by last 18 days of Heavy Rains. NCA reports Narmada Basin storage 4264 MCM Live Storage, 24.5% of 17,414 Capacity including SSP.

 

Rainfall in mm & Dam Storages in MCM in Gujarat from 11July-29July, 2017

Date

Rainfall

Saurashtra/Kutchh

Rainfall

Gujarat Region

Gross Storage

in all Dams

Normal

477.5

914.7

 

29-07-2017

445.2 [93.2%]

730.0 [79.8%]

13,442.30

11-07-2017

143.1

242.8

9,386.60

Change

302.1 [63.3%]

487.2 [53.3%]

4,055.70

https://guj-nwrws.gujarat.gov.in/showpage.aspx?contentid=1&lang=english

GROSS STORAGE IN GUJARAT DAMS ON 11/29-07-2017 IN MCM

NO. OF

SCHEMES

Gross

CAPACITY

11-07-2017

STORAGE

29-07-2017

STORAGE

Growth in

STORAGE

(A) North Gujarat

15

1922.26

358.87

1480.95

1122.08

(B) Central Gujarat

17

2347.37

1157.29

1814.04

656.75

(C) South Gujarat

13

8631.42

3015.67

3583.02

567.35

Of (C)

Ukai Dam

7414

2494

2906

412

TOTAL (A+B+C)

45

12901.05

4531.83

6878.01

2346.18

KACHCHH

20

332.27

44.13

139.35

95.22

SAURASHTRA

138

2537.07

442.55

1511.27

1068.72

TOTAL

203

15770.39

5018.51

8528.63

3510.12

SSP – Narmada

1

5265.84

4368.09

4913.71

545.62

GRAND TOTAL

204

21,036

9,386

13,442

4,055

Ravinder Singh, Inventor & Consultant, INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES AND PROJECTS

Y-77, Hauz Khas, ND -110016, India. Ph: 091- 9871056471, 9718280435, 9650421857

Ravinder Singh* is a WIPO awarded inventor specializing in Power, Transportation,

Smart Cities, Water, Energy Saving, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Technologies and Projects

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