Baleghchi Dam and Irrigation Network

Name of contract: Consultancy services for Baleghchi Dam and irrigation network and Environmental and Social Impact Assessment and resettlement action plan studies

Country: Iran

 Studies on the dam began in 2008. It was decided to start dam studies in order to supply part of the drinking water of Naghadeh city and to supply agricultural water for more than 3,000 hectares of downstream agricultural lands, as well as to prevent the occurrence of dangerous floods in the past. According to the conditions, Hydraulic Experts in Naqsh Tarsim Milad (NTM) desgined Earth-filled Balqachi dam with height of 20 meters and width of 400 meters and reservoir volume of 12 million cubic meters at a distance of 2 km upstream of Naghadeh city. The construction of the dam began in 2013 and ended in 2016. The dam now serves as an effective source of water supply for agricultural and drinking needs and to prevent floods and human and financial damage to the people of Naqadeh

Contract role ( check one): Sole Consultant
Date of award: March, 2008
Date of completion: June, 2010
Duration: 14 months