Friday, March 2, 2012

Benefit of Landslide dam at Tamakoshi River

Landslide dam at Tamakoshi River, Lamabagar

Any hazard events do not create always disasters sometimes we can get advantage from these events. The hazard events itself is not a disaster unless they do not affect to human being. Several years ago, landslide occurs at Tamakoshi River in Lamabagar Village of Dolakha and formed a landslide dam. After few years, the landslide dam became stable and upstream of the dam filled up by river sedimentation. Due to stability of this dam at the river, the high head is created to generate a large amount of electricity. Currently, the Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectric Project of 456MW is in under construction to produce a electricity utilizing the benefit of the landslide dam which facilitates high head for the power generation.
View of Landslide dam and Tamakoshi River

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