The proposed Simu Hydropower Project will be located in Bulambuli District, Eastern Uganda. The Hydropower Plant will have a capacity of 9.5 MW and abstract water from Simu River with an intake at an elevation of 1624 masl and conveyed via a 2 m wide box canal [above ground] to a forebay at an elevation of 1620 masl.
Scope of work
Proess was engaged to conduct a topographical survey and additional geotechnical investigations for the proposed project.
- Topographic survey of a 300m by 500m area for proposed intake extension
- Preparation of topographic maps
- Excavation of 32 test pits
- Soil profiling
- Dynamic Cone Penetrometer tests