Shatoot Reservoir Dam, Water Supply, Irrigation and Drainage Network Project

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan
Client: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, ministry of energy & water
Objectives of the project:
• Partial supply of domestic water demand of Kabul city
• Supply of existing downstream water rights
• Supply of downstream environmental water demands
• Flood control with operation of dam reservoir
Stage of study:
• Feasibility study: 2008 to 2011
• Detail design: 2011 to 2015

Project Components

Dam

• Name of dam: Shatoot
• Name of river: Maidan
• Type dam: Rockfill with clay core
• Height above foundation (m): 114
• Crest length (m): 500
• Spillway type: Free

Reservoir

• Normal reservoir volume (MCM): 146
• Regulated annual water (MCM): 117
• Domestic water demand (MCM): 97.1
• Agriculture water demand (MCM): 22.5
• Environmental water demand (MCM): 13.5

Irrigation network

• Total area (ha): 1843
• Type of irrigational: Gravity
• Length of main canals (m): 4717

Conveyance pipe line

• Conveyance pipe line length (km): 8.4
• Conveyance pipe line diameter (mm): 1600
• Water treatment plant capacity (MCM): 92.3

 

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