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Project Title: Construction operations of the first part of the Surak reservoir dam

Employer: Chaharmahal & Bakhtiari Regional Water Company

Consultant: Zayand Ab Consulting Engineers

The Surak Dam is located in the village of Surak, in the city of Kiar, Chaharmahal & Bakhtiari province. Surak Reservoir Dam was constructed to store the waters of the Eastern Kiar River. The first part of the project including the implementation of the water diversion tunnel, construction of overflow and road access to the construction site has been concluded with the company. The overall view of the project is as follows.

 

Project and operations specifications:

The excavation and lining of water diversion tunnel with a length of 188 meters have been performed. The access road is separated from the main road of Surak-Borujen and continues at 700 meters to the workshop equipment location. Overflow with a length of 150 meters and a stilling pond at the end of it were drilled and constructed.

  • Dam type: clay core
  • Approximate size of excavation: 1020000 cubic meters
  • Approximate size of concreting: 95000 cubic meters

 

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Project title: Increasing the height of the Chaghakhor Dam

Employer: Chaharmahal & Bakhtiari Regional Water Company

Consultant: Mahab Ghodss Consulting Engineers

 

This project is located in Borujen city of Chaharmahal & Bakhtiari province. The main objective of the project is to increase the water storage reservoir of international Chaghakhor wetland in order to feed agriculture and other predicted expenditures. This project has been concluded in the framework of the Sabzkouh water transfer project to Chaghakhor. The overall view of the project is as follows.

 

Project and operations specifications:

In this project and in the form of two separate contracts, the following were carried out:

1- Contract for increasing the height of the Chaghakhor dam: In order to increase the lake water depletion, the construction of Naghan-Boroujen alternative roads was provided by drilling a tunnel with a length of 200 m. Also, drilling operations and injections of the body of the dam and its surroundings were performed in this contract.

  • Dam type: clay core
  • The volume of the tank in the normal operating range: 13 million cubic meters
  • Approximate size of excavation: 850000 cubic meters
  • Approximate size of embankment: 1250000 cubic meters

 

2- Contract of remaining operations for increasing the height of the Chaghakhor dam, alternative road and residential camp: In this contract, an increase in the height of the Chaghakhor dam and the treatment of the body of the dam was conducted in accordance with the design average of 6 meters, the completion of alternative roads Avargan, as well as the construction of one unit of the residential office campus in an area of 800 square meters. Also, completion of geotechnical operations (drilling and injection) was also carried out.

 

  • Approximate size of excavation: 800000 cubic meters
  • Approximate size of embankment: 1200000 cubic meters

 

 

 

 

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Project title: Anahita Reservoir Dam and related facilities

Employer: Regional Water Company of Kermanshah Province

Consultant: Abdan Faraz Consulting Engineers

 

Anahita Reservoir Dam on the outflow of Anahita River, one of the branches of the Khorramroud River which is itself from the branches of the Gamasiab River, was located in Kermanshah province, Kangavar, in the coordinates of 510/34 degrees latitude and 870/47 degrees east longitude. Anahita Reservoir Dam is located 1.5 kilometers west of the village of Ghareh Goozlo Sofla and 10 kilometers west of the city of Kangavar.

Specification of dam and associated facilities

Dam type: Soil-gravel with clay core

River bed elevation at the dam site: 1532 m above sea level

Dam height from river bed: 56 meters

Height of dam: 60 meters

Dam crest width: 10 meters

Dam crest length: 336.5 meters

Dam crest elevation: 1588 meters above sea level

Operation of the dam normal elevation: 1584 meters above sea level

Minimum level of exploitation of the dam: 1552 m above sea level

The volume of the tank in the normal operating range: 24.6 million cubic meters

Approximate size of excavation: 220,000 cubic meters

Approximate size of the embankment: 1.307.263 cubic meters