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Central Water Commission

(Serving the nation since 1945)

Hydro-Mechanical Design of WR Projects

Central Water Commission has been providing preliminary   and detailed   design   consultancy   services   in   respect   of hydro-mechanical equipments to various water resources projects   of   the   country.     Besides design Consultancy of new projects, Consultancy services are also being rendered to the various special problems of existing projects referred to CWC by State governments. Technical  appraisal   of   projects   in  respect  of  future projects  is also  being  carried  out  and  comments  are being offered  for improvements to be made in detailed project   reports.    Other   works include preparation   of manuals & pamphlets, as assistance to Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) in preparation of Codes etc. As regards BIS Works. Director, Gates Design (NW&S) Directorate is entrusted to the works relating to formulation/ review / amendments of Indian standards under CED-7 & WRD- 12 as assigned by BIS.

What's New in CWC

The total water available in live storage of 91 reservoirs in the country being monitored by CWC was 66.26 BCM as on 14.02.2019.This is 41% of the total live storage capacity of these reservoirs and 96% of storage of average of last ten years.The overall storage position is more than the corresponding period of last year in the country as a whole but is less than the average storage of last ten years during the corresponding period.

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15-02-2019

Central Water Commission in collaboration with Odisha Water Resources Department and the World Bank successfully organised International Dam Safety Conference - 2019 during 13-14 February 2019 at Bhubaneswar, Odisha. It was conculded by holding a press conference on 15 Feb 2019 in the presence of Secretary, MoWR, RD & GR and Chairman, Central Water Commission among other senior officers / dignitaries from the fraternity.

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15-02-2019

39th Meeting of the National Committee on Dam Safety (NCDS) under Chairmanship of Chairman, CWC being held at Bhubaneswar on 11 February 2019.

12-02-2019

Chairman, Central Water Commission handed over Emergency Action Plan document of Hirakud Dam to Principal Secretary, Odisha Water Resources Department on January 10 , 2019 at Rajiv Bhawan, Bhubaneswar. The EAP has been prepared under DRIP to act as model document for other Dam owners.

10-01-2019

Govt of Gujarat has signed MoU on 7th January 2019 with Central Water Commission and CWPRS at Gandhinagar for Implementation of Coastal Management Information System (CMIS) in the State.

10-01-2019