Friday 18 January 2019
Bassara RCC Dam project

Bassara RCC Dam project

Ministry of water resources-KRG-Iraq

Period :
2013 Aug - 2018 Aug

Location :

Type of Project :


Scope of Work of Bassara Dam Project consists of the procurement and construction of:
-Diversion Tunnels
-Coffer Dams
-RCC and earth fill Dam
-Stilling Basin
-Water Intake Tower and Hydro power House
-Pen stock, Bottom Outlet and Irrigation
-Power House, Administration and Control Buildings
-Access Roads
-Generating Equipment

Catchment area: 574 km2
Annual inflow: 252 x 106 m3
Maximum Water Level: 716.5 m a.s.l,
Normal Water Level: 715.0 m a.s.t.
Low Water Level: 701 m a.s.l.
Gross Storage Capacity: 59.7 x 106 rn3
Useful Storage Capacity: 36.0 x 106 m3
Surface Area (at Max.W.L): 3.87 km2
Maximum Water requirement: 3.1 m3/s
Annual Average Water Supply: 1.1 m3/s
lrrigable area: 2900 ha
Power generation:
Maximum output: 4,900 kw
Annual Energy Production: 13.5 GWh
Maximum discharge: 14 m3/s
Type:  Combination RCC and flll darn with concrete diaphragm
Catchment area: 600 km2
Length of the RCC dam: 198 m
Length of the fill dam: 87 m
Height: 67 m
Dam RCC and CMC volume: 170,000 m3 and 87,000 m3
Dam fills and back fills volume: 160,000 m3 and 98,000 m3
Duration of Construction: 1800 days

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