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Dam

A subdivision of the mohar, the currency of Nepal prior to 1932. A dam was equivalent to 1/128 of a mohar.
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Accordingly, the diversion arrangements for PHPA II have been designed for 1 in 25 years return period non-monsoon flood corresponding to 1, 118 cumecs: which means that the Coffer Dam is designed to overtop during the monsoon periods.
It is best to be located directly above the coffer dam with as few restrictions (such as elbows) as possible to reduce friction.
Height of the coffer dam (1,512 feet above mean sea level) was ascertained in consultation with the Indus River System Authority (IRSA).
The coffer dam was then removed , allowing these various layers to act as a natural fine filter through which the water travels down to the pipes by simple infiltration.
The site of the Coffer Dam being built on the Upper Chenab canal for evolving water needs of the plant was also visited.
As per the terms of the contract, HCC will carry out the construction of concrete gravity dam, spillway and appurtenant works, coffer dam and diversion tunnel, HRT intake, head race tunnel including adits, surge shaft, civil works of pressure shaft, powerhouse and tailrace tunnel.
Another 100 steel piles have been sunk to 11 metres to support the lock coffer dam.
MORE than 190 tonnes of dynamite has been laid on a 460ft high coffer dam on the Yangtze in China ahead of the "toughest demolition job".
Instead, sink interlocking concrete sections in the centre of the lake to create a coffer dam, forming the outline of a new island.
About 1 billion ringgit has been spent on resettling residents, developing the road leading to the project site, building diversion tunnels and a coffer dam.
Near Sandouping Town in Hubei province, work is already under way on the main dam wall, coffer dam and a ship lock vast enough to enable ships the size of the Titanic to sail upstream to Chongqing.
43) At least one foreign engineering firm's inspection has already revealed errant practices at the construction site, such as shoddy construction of the coffer dam.