Foundation Treatment for Concrete Gravity Dam

Site selection for a concrete gravity dam is very important. In many cases ideal foundation conditions are not available, appropriate foundation treatment becomes necessary. The site of Sardar Sarovar Dam was a challenging one from the foundation design point of view. How the results of geological investigations were interpreted and how the treatment of faults was carried out has been an interesting topic for foundation engineers since long back and hasalso provided opportunities for technological advancement to keep pace with time.


Deep foundation Institute

Event Details

DATE: 18th January 2022

TIME- 04.00 PM IST


Mr Vivek Kapadia , Director, Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd

Mr Vivek Kapadia is at present Secretary to the Government of Gujarat and
posted as Director to the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited. He is Vice
President of the Central Board of Irrigation and Power, Government India, and
also the President of International Geosynthetic Society, India. He has been in the
field of Water Resource Engineering and Management for the last 24 years. His
focus areas are design, execution, and repairs of large irrigation projects and

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