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Kalubhar Water Resources Project
Location Vill. : Rajpipla ,  Ta.: Gadhada   Dist. : Bhavnagar
Purpose Irrigation     & Water supply
River Kalubhar
Area of catchment 667 km2
Mean annual rainfall 554   mm
Year of commencement of construction work 1978
Year of completion Under progress
Type Earthen  & Masonry
Bed Rock Fresh basalt
Maximum height above the
lowest point of foundation
25.30  m
Length at the top of the dam 4970 m 
Total Volume Content:
Concrete 0.0166  Mm3
Masonry 0.0465 Mm3
Earthwork 1.2309 Mm3
Area at full reservoir level 9.62 Km2
Gross storage capacity 26.11    Mm3
Effective storage capacity 24.59    Mm3
Area under submergence
a) Forest b) Waste land c) Culturable
a)  Nil b)  267 ha c)  695   ha
No. of villages under submergence 4 full
Type Ogee
Length 183  m
Energy dissipater Roller bucket
Maximum discharge 7260.24   m3/s
Type, Nos. and  size of gate Radial, 16 (9.14 x 6.1 m)
Length of canal 17.85   Km
Capacity 4.21  m3/s
Gross command area 6048  ha
Culturable command area 5074ha
Villages under command
a) District b) Taluka c) No. of villages
Bhavnagar Gadhada 4
  Umarala 6
  Vallbhipur 4
  Total 14

Name of Scheme District Rock type encountered at the dam site
Kalubhar Bhavnagar Amygdaloidal basalt, Agglomeratic amygdaloidal basalt
Estimated cost Rs. 1660.85    lacs
Expenditure upto March, 1987 Rs. 1170.85 lacs

Irrigated area in the last five years
Year Irrigated area (In hectors)
2008-09 267
2009-10 0
2010-11 862
2011-12 700
2012-13 0
Name of scheme River Village Taluka Dist. Catchment Area (Sq.Kms) Yield (MCM) Maximum observed flood (Cumecs)
Gujarat Other Maximum Average
Kalubhar kalubhar Rajpipali Gadhhada Bhavnagar 667 - 21.25 30.33 414

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)
02/07/2007 54.26 60.36 62.34 66.4 26.11 1.52 24.59 183

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)
- - 16   15.53 4.56 - - 1986

G.C.A. (Ha) C.C.A. (Ha) Maximum Irrigation
Year Area
6050 5080 2003-04 1941