Monday Dec 16, 2019
Studies on increasing Shahid Abbaspour Dam operation level
Project name: Studies on increasing Shahid Abbaspour Dam operation level
Completed
2018/09/29
2019/11/27
Manager

Khuzestan Water and Power Company

Goals
  • Increasing the regulation capacity of the dam; 
  • Boosting hydroelectric power production;
Schedule

Case Study

Executive Actions
  • Concrete double curve arch dam with a 380 m long crest rising to a height of 200 m;
  • Normal elevation: 532.5 m above sea level; reservoir capacity at the normal elevation: 1446 million cu. m;
  • The height of the ogee-type spillway could be raised by 5.5 m;
  • The height of the crest could be raised by 2 m using parapet walls;
  • Preparing a modification and completion plan for the hydromechanical equipment and radial gates of the spillway to accommodate post-enhancement conditions;
Geography Location

Khuzestan, Khuzestan Province, Iran