Environmental Engineering Reference
In-Depth Information
Fig. 1 ( a ) Location of Uttarakhand in India. ( b ) Network of rivers in Garhwal Himalaya,
Uttarakhand. All the major tributaries supporting the Ganges are marked in the figure along with
sites (total 41) for major hydro-electric power projects. Already functional Tehri Dam is also
marked in the figure
Study Site
Study site was Maneri Bhali Phase I power project located in District Uttarkashi,
Uttarakhand, India (latitude 30.75ᄚN, longitude 78.60ᄚE). The study sites were upto
5 km upstream and from 500 m to 2 km downstream from dam wall. Specific sam-
pling sites, upstream and downstream were marked and all the sampling was done
at these sites.
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