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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