Feasibility study Bawanur Dam

Project overview

Country Iraq
Overall project value in € 700,000
Name of client CREA Hydro and Energy
Dates start/end 11/2010 – 02/2012

Detailed description of project

The proposed Bawanur dam is a multipurpose project comprising storage, flood control, irrigation, power production and recreational uses. Bawanur dam is located on the Sirwan River, which is a left tributary of the Tigris River. The proposed site is located in the northeastern part of Iraq in Källare District - Sulaymaniyah Governorate - Kurdistan Regional Government, near the town of Bawanur. The Sirwan River originates on the territory of Iran, the catchment area relating to the proposed dam site is 20,142 km2 and the Sirwan has the average discharge of water (Qa) approx. 120 m3.s-1. The bottom width of the river valley varies from 600 to 1,200 meters.

Type of services provided

  • Project lead;
  • Environmental Impact Assessment;
  • Geology, engineering geology, hydrogeology, pedology and geophysical survey for the Feasibility Study;
  • Geodetical and Cartographic survey including mapping of 150 km of irrigation channel;
  • Feasibility study for the location of the new dam;
  • GIS;
  • Supervision, documentation and interpretation of drilling works.

Key Experts - in-house

Ing. Jan Pejřil, Mr. Team Leader
Ing. Jan Fousek, Mr. Engineering geology
Ing. Vít Černý, Mr. Engineering geology
Ing. Hynek Janků, Mr. Engineering geology
Mgr. Jan Oprchal, Mr. GIS
Ing. Eliška Talandová, Mrs. Geodetical survey
Ing. Jiří Korhon, Mr. Economist and project manager