Somasila Dam D00750

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Associated Entities with Dam
1Pennar Delta system including Kanigiri IrrigationMajor Medium Irrigation Project
2Somasila Major Irrigation ProjectMajor Medium Irrigation Project
3Somasila ReservoirReservoir
4Telugu Ganga Major Irrigation ProjectMajor Medium Irrigation Project

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Salient Features
1Name of DamSomasila Dam
2Dam Name Alias
4Nearest CityAtmakur
5DistrictSri Potti Sriramulu Nellore
6StateAndhra Pradesh
9Purpose of DamHydroelectric,Irrigation,
10Year of Commencement (YYYY)
11Year of Completion (YYYY)1986
12Operating & Maintainance AgencyIrrg.& CAD Dept.
13Dam (Interstate/ International)
14Dam's (Interstate/ International) Agreement
15Dam as per Parliamentary ConstituencyNellore
16Seismic ZoneSeismic Zone-II
17Type of DamEarthen / Gravity & Masonry
18Length of Dam (m)352
19Max Height above Foundation (m)39
20Instrumentation Embeded in Dam
21Total Volume Content of Dam (TCM)1875
22Design Flood (cumec)19680
23Type of SpillwayOgee
24Length of Spillway (m)236.21
25Crest Level of Spillway (m)86.868
26Spillway Capacity (cumec)19680
27Type of Spillway GatesRadial
28No. of Spillway Gates12
29Size of Spillway Gates (m x m)15.24x14.168
30Mode of Operation
31Type of Energy Dissipation
32No. of River Sluice
33Sluice Purpose
34Size of Sluice (m x m)
35RemarksCultivable: 8650 Ha.
36NRLD No.AP01HH0062

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