Feasibility Study For Remodelling Of Upper Jhelum Canal

Client Jhelum Division UJC, Punjab Irrigation Department
Location Punjab.
Period February 2016 - October 2017

Our Services

  • Design Criteria for remolding of UJC and its structures.
  • Design of Mechanical Gates and other components.
  • Geological investigation.
  • Data collection and review of previous reports.
  • Reconnaissance visit of UJC and meeting stakeholders.
  • Inception report.
  • Condition survey of structures and canal.
  • Preparation of Tender Documents and PC-I.
  • Preparation of draft EIA report.
  • Design of electrical components.
  • Design of Mechanical Gates and other components.
  • Topographic survey of canal.

Project Overview

Upper Jhelum Canal (UJC) off takes from Mangla Headworks of Jhelum River. 
The main canal has a total length of 142 km (Tail RD 418+000) with authorized head discharge of 12,800 cs., its GCA and CCA is 642447 and 603749 acres respectively. The channel was also redesign in 1941. Two (2) hydropower stations namely Rasul and Shadiwal having power potential of 22 and 12 MW were also constructed later on. After commissioning of Mangla Dam and Mangla Power House a new channel Bong Escape Canal was designed and UJC Head Regulator was relocated at its RD 27+500 (9 km from Head). The Gujrat Branch of UJCis the main distribution system with other direct distributaries having authorized discharge of 2039 cs.