Project sector: Dam and water transmission pipelines operation

Project status: Completed

Project location: Kamal- Saleh Dam, Arak City

Project objective: Operation, maintenance, monitoring and safety control of Kamal- Saleh dam and water transmission lines to Arak city

Project starting Date: July 2017

Project completion Date: July 2018

Project duration: One year

 

Kamal Saleh Dam 1

Abstract:

Kamal-Saleh Dam, located in the 74 km of south west of Arak city, build on the “Tireh” river with total reservoir capacity of 110 cubic meters was operated in 2010. The main purpose of construction of this dam is to supply drinking water of Arak city and its population as well as large industries located nearby its water transmission pipelines.

The dam’s lake with total surface area of 400 hectares (at normal level) is one of the tourist attractions of the region in the southwest part of Zagros Mountain. Operation, maintenance, renovation and repair of all installations, machinery and equipment of Kamal-Saleh dam and its water transmission pipeline from dam to Arak city was the subject of the project to delivery 49 MCM of drinking water to the consumers within a period of 12 months.

Kamal Saleh Dam 2

Layout and site plan of Kamal- Saleh dam

 

Project outcome:

The project was implemented with the following major outcomes:

  • Operation, maintenance and safety control of water installations and physical protection of dam’s structure including dam reservoir (lake, body structure, shaft intake, hydro-mechanical and hydro-electrical installations, floating pumps on the lake), quantitative and qualitative water measuring equipment and water flow measurement devices
  • Inspection and control of water pump stations, water transmission pipelines and power  stations
  • Physical protection and maintenance of water treatment plant and installations, cleaning and washing the water tanks with capacity of 30000 m3
  • Maintenance and irrigation of green space of the project site  

Kamal Saleh 2

Operation and maintenance and repairing of Kamal Saleh Dam and its associated facilities

Kamal Saleh 4

Operation and maintenance and repairing of Kamal Saleh Dam and its associated facilities

Kamal Saleh Dam 3

Operation and maintenance and repairing of Kamal Saleh Dam and its associated facilities

Kamal Saleh 5

Operation and maintenance and repairing of Kamal Saleh Dam and its associated facilities

Kamal Saleh 6

Operation and maintenance and repairing of Kamal Saleh Dam and its associated facilities

Kamal Saleh 7

Operation and maintenance and repairing of Kamal Saleh Dam and its associated facilities