Kasseba

KASSEB
1966-1968

The purpose of this project was to supply city of Tunis with water. The dam was constructed on river Kasseb, tributary of the biggest Tunisian river - Medjerda, about 120 km far from the city. It is arch type concrete dam. Spillway was constructed in axis of the dam with discharge capacity of 960 m3/sec.

 

Location
river, place, country
 

Oued Kasseb, Beja, Tunis

Type of dam

Concrete arch dam

Employer

Ministry of Planning and Economy

Consultant

Gidroprojekt - Moscow -Russia

Dam height
Crest length
Crest width
Foundation width
Excavation
Volume of concrete
Drilling for grouted curtain
Reinforcement steel
Installed power
Storage capacity

58,50 m
250 m
2,10 m
14,50 m
300.000 m3
79.000 m3
36.500 m
800 t
6,6 MW
76.000.000 m3