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Suvi Water Resources Project
Location Vill: Suvi,  Ta.: Rapar, Dist: Kachchh
Purpose Irrigation
River Suvi
Area of catchment 161 km2
Mean annual runoff in the catchment 129.50  Mm3
Mean annual rainfall 358  mm
Year of commencement of construction work 1959
Year of completion 1966
Type Earthen
Bed Rock Fine grained Sand stone
Maximum height above the
lowest point of foundation
15 m
Length at the top of the dam 2097 m
Total Volume Content:
Concrete -
Masonry -
Earthwork 0.26 Mm3
Area at full reservoir level 4.40 Km2
Gross storage capacity 14.28   Mm3
Effective storage capacity 11.90  Mm3
Area under submergence
a) Forest b) Waste land c) Culturable
 a)  Nil b) Nil c) 310.16 ha
No. of villages under submergence Nil
Type Chute
Length 122 m
Energy dissipater Stilling basin
Maximum discharge 990.50   m3/s
Type, Nos. and  size of gate Ungated
Length of canal 16.67 km
Capacity 1.586  (Left), 0.524 (Right)  m3/s
Gross command area 4939.27 ha
Culturable command area 3192.30 ha
Villages under command
a) District b) Taluka c) No. of villages
Kachchh Rapar 6
  Total 6
Name of Scheme District Rock type encountered at the dam site
Suvi Kachchh Fine grained sandstone.
Irrigated Area in Last Five Years :
Year Irrigation Area in ha
2008-09 0
2009-10 0
2010-11 1080
2011-12 984
2012-13 0
Estimated cost Rs.29.39   lacs
Name of scheme River Village Taluka Dist. Catchment Area (Sq.Kms) Yield (MCM) Maximum observed flood (Cumecs)
Gujarat Other Maximum Average
Suvi Suvi Suvi Rapar Kutch 160.52 - 9.78 11.65 584.53

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)
12/08/1979 42.67 42.67 46.37 46.94 10.48 2.04 8.42 121.92

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)
- Un Gated - - 5.49 1.58 2.9 0.52 1969

G.C.A. (Ha) C.C.A. (Ha) Maximum Irrigation
Year Area
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