THANDAVA RESERVOIR PROJECT

Preamble:

Sri Raja Sagi Suryanarayana Raju Thandava Reservoir Project is constructed across River Thandava (Bodderu) during 1965 to 1975 with Latitude 17°-45'-50'' North & Longitude 82°-15'-20'' East to provide Irrigation facilities to an ayacut of 51465 Acres. Out of which 32689 Acres covered in 3 mandals namely Nathavaram, Narsipatnam & Kotauratla in Visakhapatnam District and 18776 Acres in 3 mandals namely Kotananduru, Tuni & Rowthulapudi of East Godavari Districts.The project is Situated near G.K.Gudem (v) near Golugonda (M) of Visakhapatnam District and is about 28 Km from Narsipatnam Municipality.

SALIENT FEATURES:
Location: Thandava (V),Golugonda(M)
Longitude : 82°-15'-20''
Latitude : 17°-45'-50''
Ayacut:51,465 Acres
I.P Contemplated: 51,465Acres(Stabilization)
I.P Created :51,465Acres(Stabilization)
I.P Utilized(2013-14) : Acres(Stabilization)
Gross Storage:4.96 TMC
FRL:380ft
MDDL:355 ft.
Water allocation (Irrigation):TMC
Water allocation (Drinking):Nil
Water allocation(Industries):Nil
Cropping Pattern: Acres 35260 Paddy + 5400 Acres ID
Population Benefited: 77Villages(6Mandals)
Present Stage:Completed
Funding Details : NA
Project Starting Date : 1965
Project Completion Date : 1975
Project Details:
Visakahapatnam district : 36,562 Acres
Wet : 25,146 Acres
ID : 11416 Acres
East Godavari Distirct : 14,903 Acres
Wet : 7,392 Acres
ID : 7,511 Acres
Mandals Benefited:   
Visakhapatnam District:   
  1)Narsipatnam Mandal
  2)Nathavaram Mandal
  3)Koaurutla Mandal
East Godavari Distict:  
  1)Kotananduru Mandal
  2)Rowthulapudi Mandal
  3)Tuni Mandal
Thandava Canal Network:-

Total Length: Consists of Common Canal of 2.21 Km long and further extended up to 19.775 Km is called as LMC having 5 Nos of Majors namely Nathavaram Major, Indugupalli Major, BH Kota Major, Balighattam Major and Kotauratla Major. RMC takes off at 0.765 Km of common canal having a total length of 15.4 Km. RMC is having 2 Major Distributaries namely Kotananduru Major & Tail End Branch Canal. The Total length of Main Canals & Major Distributaries is about 120 km.LMC is having 31 gated outlets of which 4 nos feed major distributaies,7 nos feed minors & rest 20 nos feed direct pipes. RMC is having 29 gated outlets out of which 2 nos feed major distributaries, 10 nos feed minors & rest 17 nos feed direct pipes.203 Kms

1.Discharge at Head : 748 cusecs.
2.Ayacut in VSKP & EG district : 51,465 Acres
3.Cropping Pattern : Paddy, Cotton, Sugar Cane
4.Villages Benefitted : 53 Villages in Visakhapatnam district
  24 Villages in East Godavari district
5. Water Allocation:6.202 TMC FOR Khariff
6. Utilisation :4.764 TMC (2014-15 Khariff)
   
Spillway details:   
Crest level : 365.40 ft
Vents: 4 Vents (40ft x 15ft)
Discharge capacity : 43,000 Cusecs
Budget for the Year 2015-16: Plan 1.5000 Crs
CAPACITY TABLE OF THANDAVA RESERVOIR
Contour level in ft. Cumulative Capacity in Mcft.
340 (Sill)NIL
34150
342100
343150
344200
345250
346300
347350
348400
349450
350500
351574
352648
353722
354796
355870
356970
3571070
3581170
3591270
3601370
3611512
3621654
3631796
3641938
3652080
3662212
3672344
3682476
3692608
3702740
3712897
3723054
3733211
3743368
3753525
3763699.8
3773874.6
3784049.4
3794224.2
3804400
3814601.2
3824803.4
3835005.6
383.35066.26
FRL380.00 Ft.
Capacity @ FRL4960 Mcft.
Dead storage560 Mcft.
Live storage4400 Mcft.
Thandava Reservoir Project Ayacut Details
Sl. No.Name of the ProjectName of the DistrictRevenue DivisionMandalI.P.Created Acres (stablization)Name of the Distributary committeeIrrigated AyacutGap AyacutName of Minors Remarks
1WUA - 1 VSPNarsipatnamNathavaram2722.61DC12722.610 --- ---
2WUA - 2VSPNarsipatnamNathavaram2940.6 2940.60 --- ---
3WUA - 3VSPNarsipatnamNathavaram2560.44 2560.440 --- ---
4WUA - 4VSPNarsipatnamNathavaram2302.27 2302.270 --- ---
5WUA - 5EGPeddapuramKotananduru2746.56 2600146.56Induguballi MinorCanal Silted up and Structures damaged.
6WUA - 6VSPNarsipatnamNathavaram1551.22DC21551.220 --- ---
7WUA - 7VSPNarsipatnamNathavaram1417.53 1417.530 --- ---
8WUA - 8EGPeddapuramKotananduru1811.71 1811.710 --- ---
9WUA - 9EGPeddapuramKotananduru2166.19 5101656.19Billananduru minor 2,3,4 and Indugupalli minorCanal Silted up and Structures damaged (Well Syphons)
10WUA - 10VSPNarsipatnamNarsipatnam1984.3 1984.30 --- ---
11WUA - 11VSPNarsipatnamNarsipatnam2362.19DC32362.190 --- ---
12WUA - 12VSPNarsipatnamNarsipatnam2400.97 8901510.9731R MinorCanal Silted up.
13WUA - 13VSPNarsipatnamKotauratla3143.98 3143.980 --- ---
14WUA - 14VSPNarsipatnamKotauratla2747.03 1800947.03BK Palli Minor Canal Silted up and Structures damaged.
15WUA - 15VSPNarsipatnamKotauratla2253.8 11531100.8Kailasapatnam MinorCanal Silted up and Structures damaged.
16WUA - 16VSPNarsipatnamNathavaram2329.43DC42329.430 --- ---
17WUA - 17VSPNarsipatnamNathavaram1822.25 1822.250 --- ---
18WUA - 18VSPNarsipatnamNathavaram2219.66 2119.66100Kotananduru Major Drops are damaged.
19WUA - 19EGPeddapuramKotananduru2229.82 2031198.82Kotananduru Major & NS MinorCanal Silted up and Structures like drops, syphons, SPs and OFMs are damaged.
20WUA - 24VSPNarsipatnamNathavaram1833.4DC5177558.4PK Gudem Mninor-2 Jaggampeta Minor Canal Silted up and Structures damaged. (Drops, Trough Aqueduct)
21WUA - 25EGPeddapuramKotananduru/Routhulapudi1523.77 145667.77KE Chinnayapalem Distributory, R.Venkatapuram Minor,Surampeta Minor Canal Silted up and Structures damaged. (Barrel chute damaged, Bund need Strengthening)
22WUA - 26EGPeddapuramKotananduru/Routhulapudi1726.87 1615111.87Chinnyapalem-3,4 Timmarajupeta MinorCanal Silted up and Structures damaged. (Drops)
23WUA - 27EGPeddapuramKotananduru1369.94 566.81803.13Kothuru Minor,Kottam Minor & NS MinorCanal Silted up and Structures damaged. (Drops)
24WUA - 28EGPeddapuramTuni1298.46 01298.46Canal Not Exist ---
Total51465 434658000
Earthendam Downstream
Tail Channel
Top view of Spillway
Index Map

MODERNIZATION OF THANDAVA RESERVOIR PROJECT

I.P Contemplated - Modernization work (meant for stabilization of the existing work.)
I.P Created - Modernization work

i) Improvements and modernization of Two Main Canals i.e., RMC & LMC and its 7 Majors of Thandava Reservoir Project was Administratively sanctioned for Rs.55 Cr vide G.O.Ms No.61, Dated 20-5-2005. The estimate was technically sanctioned for Rs.55 Cr vide CEI No.2/2006-07 Dated 9-5-2006. The work was entrusted to M/s G.Venkata Reddy & Co, Hyderabad (Now Max Infra (I) Ltd, Hyderabad) with 54.88 Cr Vide agmt No. 12SE/2006-07, Dated 9-3-2007 to complete the work in 30 Months. Revised sanction for Rs.65.62 Cr was accorded by ENC, Hyd on 01-06-2011. The Agency could not complete the work within the Agmt Period. Subsequently EOTs were granted from time to time. Now, the present EOT is lapsed by 31-5-2014. Further EOT upto 30-6-2015 are under process. Expenditure incurred on works so far is Rs.46.10 Cr, Price Adj is Rs. 3.90 Cr and on LS is 0.22 Cr. Total exp is Rs.50.22 Cr. So far 86% work is completed.

ii) Hud-Hud CDR Works: During the Hud-Hud Cyclone occurred in October 2014, 40 Nos of works were damaged and the estimates for Rs.214.90 Lakhs were administratively sanctioned and works are to be grounded (Kotananduru (M) 14 No.s 87.40L, Nathavaram (M) 23 No.s 121.50L ans Narsipatnam (M) 3 No.s 6L)

iii) JICA programme: one work is proposed to improve the Minors on Main canals and Major distributaries to an amount of Rs. 72.56 crores. For SID operations to prepare the DPR with JICA guidelines. The proposals have been submitted to the ENC Major Irrigation to accord permission and for entrust SID operation work through outsourcing Agency.