Storage Dam Hydro Power Plant

General Information:

  • Project Name: Karkheh Storage Dam Hydro Power Plant
  • Client: Iran Water and Power Resources Development Company
  • Location: Andimeshk, Khuzestan Province, Iran
  • Consultant: Mahab Ghodss Consulting Engineering Company
  • Commencement Date: 1996
  • Project Status: Completed 
  • Recognition: President of I.R. Iran


Technical Information:

 The Hydro Power Plant is designed to produce 400 mega watts of electrical power. The scope of work consists of:

  • Excavation volume of over 2,300,000 cubic meters
  • Under water excavation volume of over 1,000,000 cubic meters up to 20 meters below the water level
  • Consolidation of embankments
  • Water drainage up to 800 liters per second
  • Construction of main power plant 344,000 cubic meters of concrete
  • Tail water culvert
  • 400 meters of drainage system tunnels