Bou Heurtma

BOU HEURTMA
1972-1976

This dam was constructed in west part of Tunis, and, together with "Kasseb" dam, it was designed to provide drinking water and water for irrigation needs of the region.

 

Location
river, place, country
 

Jedouba , Tunis

Type of dam

Embankment dam with clay fill

Employer

Ministry of Equipment

Consultant

Coyne & Bellier - France

Dam height
Crest length
Crest width
Foundation width
Excavation
Embankment
Spillway capacity
Storage capacity

44 m
650 m
10 m
350 m
1.210.000 m3
2.750.000 m3
2.500 m3/sec
117.000.000 m3