Completed Projects


  Project Name        Kotmale Hydropower Project
  Location within Country Kotmale
  Start Date (Month/Year)  1980
  Completed Date  (Month/Year) 1984
  Client  Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka  

Description of Project :

The project comprised construction of a 87m high rock fill dam with upstream concrete membrane, having a crest length of 600 m, and radial gated chute type spillways. The concrete lined power tunnel is 6.8 km long. Installed capacity is 2 X 67 MW with provision for a third unit of 67 MW.

Description of Services Provided:

The main consultancy services for the head works of the project were provided by internationally reputed foreign consultancy firms which were selected by the donor countries. CECB played the role of local counterpart to these consultancy firms. Technical staff of CECB assisted in the planning, investigation, design and construction supervision works. The CECB was solely responsible for the project management and design and supervision of the peripheral works of the project which included relocation of roads, towns and villages and provision of infrastructure services. CECB also advised and assisted the Client, the Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka in the management of the projects.