LAR DAM

Country :

Iran

Owner :

Teheran Regional Water Board

Date :

1990 - 1992

Consultants associés/partenaires :

SETEC, BRGM

Descriptif du projet :

The purpose of the reservoir is Teheran water supply. Since initial impounding, important losses reaching 15 m3/s were observed at downstream karstic springs. Sinkholes of exceptional size were formed in the reservoir on alluvium deposits overlying the limestone bedrock. Extensive watertightening and strengthening works have been studied.

Earthfill dam completed in 1980

Height : 115 mètres

Reservoir capacity : 900 Mm3

Description des services rendus :

Analysis of dam safety

Analysis of reservoir losses

Design of watertightening works design of dam strengthening works

Geological and geotechnical investigation