Ain Zada

AIN ZADA
1982-1986

This structure was build on Bou-Sellam river. The purpose of the project was to supply sufficient quantities of drinking and irrigation water for town of Setif and surrounding area of 100 km2 , up to year 2004. The intake tower and open reinforced concrete spillway were constructed beside the earth fill dam.

 

Location
river, place, country
 

Oued Bou Sellam, Setif, Algeria

Type of dam

Embankment dam with clay fill

Employer

Ministry of Hydraulics

Consultant

Atkins Humpreys - England

Dam height
Crest length
Crest width
Foundation width
Excavation
Embankment
Volume of concrete
Drilling and grouting
Intake gallery
Spillway capacity
Storage capacity

50 m
700 m
8 m
260 m
1.850.000 m3
2.607.000 m3
41.000 m3
37.000 m
28 m2 x 261 m
4.370 m3/sec
125.000.000 m3