Ouikiss

OURKISS
2006-20010


The dam was constructed on river d'Ourkiss, province OUM EL BOUAGHI in Algeria.
It is intended for water supply of town oum el Bouaghi and Ain Beida, as well as for irrigation of region Chemora..

 

Location
river, place, country
 

Oued Ourkiss, Algeria 

Type of dam 

Rockfill dam with impermeable carpet (geomembrane and geotextile)

Employer

Ministry of Agriculture

Consultant

ENERGOPROJEKT SRBIJA

Dam height
Crest length
Crest width
Foundation width
Excavation
Embankment
Diversion tunnel

Water intake tower

Impermeable carpet

Geomembrane

Geotextile

Drilling and grouting
Storage capacity

Concrete

35 m'
400 m'
8 m'
216 m'

1.772.000 m³
1.568.000 m³
Ø=5 m'  l= 170 m'

Ø=8,6 m' h=32 m'

520.000 m²

550.000 m²

1.100.000 m²

9.200 m'
65.000.000 m³
22.200 m³