Kaluganga Reservoir Head Works Construction

Kaluganga Reservoir Head Works Construction

Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka
Pallegama at Matale District
2014 -2018
Supervision, Coordination & Monitering
Project Value:
LKR 13 billion

Kaluganga Reservoir will comprise of 68m high rock fill main dam with a center clay core and a 28m high saddle dam of similar type. Gross storage capacity of the reservoir is 248MCM. Main aim of the project is to transfer 100MCM of water annually to Moragahakanda reservoir to cater for the downstream water demands of Moragahakanda reservoir and to release water for in basin irrigation development for 4000 ha of new and existing lands in Kaluganga. Further a provision is therefore to construct a 3MW power plant to make use of available head while releasing water to Moragahakanda

There are four Tunnels in this Project The details as below

Bottom Outlet Tunnel2.6 m219 m
Diversion Tunnel10 m319 m
TCO3.6 m202 m
LBO2 m227 m

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