Monday Dec 16, 2019
Water Transmission from The Aras River to Lake Urmia in the West Azerbaijan Area
Project name: Water Transmission from The Aras River to Lake Urmia in the West Azerbaijan Area
Completed
2018/09/29
2019/11/27
Manager

West Azerbaijan Regional Water Company

Goals
  • Transmission of the surplus water resources from the reservoir of Aras Dam to Lake Urmia in an attempt to environmental restoration of it
  • Providing drinking water to cities and villages on the transmission line
Schedule

1st Phase Studies

Executive Actions
  • Annual inter-basin water transfer capacity; 146 million cu. m
  • Maximum design water harvesting capacity: 19.6 cu.m/s
  • Diversion canal length:  140 km
  • Stream diversion structures including:  Pipes, flume and tunnel
  • Tunnel length: 14800 m
  • Pumping steps: 6
  • Dynamic pumping lift: 660 m 

Geography Location

West Azerbaijan Province, Iran