Thursday Aug 22, 2019
Development of water and soil resources in the southern margin of Aras River in West Azarbaijan Province, Construction of Karamabad Reservoir Dam
Utilization of some part of Iran’s water rights from the reservoir of Aras Dam and development of lands on the southern margin of Aras through excess water pumped inside the reservoir of Karamabad Dam and provision of agricultural water for 10260 hectares of downstream land.
Future
2018/09/30
2018/11/13
Manager
West Azarbaijan Regional Water Company
Goals
Utilization of some part of Iran’s water rights from the reservoir of Aras Dam and development of lands on the southern margin of Aras through excess water pumped inside the reservoir of Karamabad Dam and provision of agricultural water for 10260 hectares of downstream land
Schedule

1st and 2nd phase studies and supervision (3rd Phase)

Executive Actions

Dam type: Earth dam with clay core (off stream reservoir dam)

Engineering specifications: foundation height: 55.6 m, crest length: 2400 m, Broad Crested Weir with Sloping Sides, reservoir at normal level equivalent to 54 million cubic meters

Basin: The southern margin of Aras River, 50 kilometers west of Jolfa

The rate of water pumping from Aras River to the reservoir: 5.3 m3/ s for 8 months

Impelementation Cost: 1,750 billion IRR (2012 to 2018)
Geography Location
West Azarbaijan Province, Makoo, Poldasht, Hasankandi Village and Aras Town