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Kadana Water Resources Project
Location Village: Kadana, Tal: Santrampur Dist: Panchmahals
Purpose Irrigation,  Hydro-Power & Flood Protection
River Mahi
Area of catchment 25520 km2
Mean annual runoff in the catchment 7696 Mm3
Mean annual rainfall 760 mm
Year of commencement of construction work 1969
Year of completion 1979
Type Earthen & Masonry
Bed Rock Quartzite
Maximum height above the
lowest point of foundation
66 m
Length at the top of the dam 1551m
Total Volume Content:
Concrete 0.334 Mm3
Masonry 0.83 Mm3
Earthwork 1.21 Mm3
Area at full reservoir level 166 Km2
Gross storage capacity 1542 Mm3
Effective storage capacity 1203 Mm3
Area under submergence
a) Forest b) Waste land c) Culturable
a) 7750 ha  b)  NIL  c) 9258 ha
No. of villages under submergence 176 Partial, 9 Full
Type Ogee
Length 406 m Main Spillway + 133 m Add. Spillway.
Energy dissipater Roller Bucket
Maximum discharge 49497 m3/s
Type, Nos. and  size of gate Radial, 27, ( 15.5m x 14m) (21 Main spillway, 6 Add. Spillway)
Length of canal 42 km (left)
Capacity 11 m3/s
Gross command area 12795 ha
Culturable command area 11059 ha

Estimated cost Rs. 10186.32 Lacs.
Villages under command
a) District b) Taluka b) Taluka
 Panchmahals Santrampur  40
  Lunawada 90
  Total 130
Power Plant
Type Hydro Power
Hydraulic Head 45m
Maximum discharge 634 m3/s
Capacity 240 MW
Firm 17 MW (Post  Banswada stage)
Secondary. 0 to 28 MW (Post Banswada Stage )
Name of Scheme District Rock type encountered at the dam site
Gajansar Kachchh Prominent Shale with Sub-ordinate Sandstone.
Irrigated Area in Last Five Years
Year Irrigated area in Ha.
2008-09 7533
2009-10 8215
2010-11 7775
2011-12 6212
2012-13 7523
Name of scheme River Village Taluka Dist. Catchment Area (Sq.Kms) Yield (MCM) Maximum observed flood (Cumecs)
Gujarat Other Maximum Average
Kadana Mahi  Kadana  Kadana Panchmahal 2693.00 16678.00 2702.11 7696.00 32925.00

Date Crest R.L. (M.) F.R.L. (M) H.F.L. (M) Top of Dam R.L.(M) Gross Capacity at F.R.L. (MCM) Dead storage (MCM) Live storage (MCM) Lenth of Spillway (M)
11/08/2006 113.69 127.71 127.71 131.40 1249.30 58.58 1191.72 519.00

Type of Spillway Details of Gates Lenth of Auxilary Spillway (M) Left Bank Canal Right Bank Canal Year of Completion
Types Nos. Lenth K.M. Discharge Capacity (Cumecs) Length K.M. Discharge Capacity (Cumecs)
 Ogee  Radial 12.50 X 14.00 27   42.00 11.04 20.60+
5-10    56.63 1979

G.C.A. (Ha) C.C.A. (Ha) Maximum Irrigation
Year Area
18845 14403 1998-99 16413