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News: Third Block of Seymareh Dam’s Body Reached Final Height

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Third Block of Seymareh Dam’s Body Reached Final Height 

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Upon the efforts undertaken by the engineers, workers and administrative staff, third block of Seymareh Dam’s body reached the final height.
According to a report released by IWPCO’s PR, the Executive Director of Seymareh project said: “The third block of the Seymareh Dam’s body reached the crest level, thus all the blocks of the left wing of the dam has reached the crest level.”
Putting the concrete volume of Seymareh Dam’s body at 558 thousand cubic meters, Eng. Mohammad Rahbar said: “So far, 540 thousand cubic meters of concreting operation is undertaken.”
Referring to the 82 percent progress of Seymareh Dam and Power Plant, the Executive Director of Seymareh project said: “The impounding operations of 180 meters Seymareh Dam will be undertaken in the coming months.”
Eng. Rahbar noted that the time of Seymareh Dam’s impounding will be at least two years in the usual terms.
Pointing out the Seymareh Power Plant, with three 160 MW units, has the annual production capacity of 850 GWH of electricity, he added: “So far, 93 percent of the power plant’s construction operations, as well as 40 percent of the equipping operation is finalized.”
The Executive Director of Seymareh project noted that based on the time table, the first unit of Seymareh Power Plant will come to stream as of 2013, while the rest of units will be operational within two months.
Commenting on the Seymareh project’s advantages, the official said: “Flood control, generation of the clean hydroelectric energy, balancing the load of electricity network, possibility of power exchange with neighboring countries, improving regional civil conditions, as well as creating job opportunities are the most important advantages of carrying out Seymareh project.”
He noted that along Seymareh Dam and Power Plant, carrying out the projects such as Ilam Pumped Storage Power Plant project, with one thousand megawatts of capacity and including a reservoir in upstream, as well as an earth dam, with the height of 75 meters and a reservoir with 5 million cubic meters volume are predicted.
Commenting on the construction of Seymareh Regulatory Dam, 8 km downstream of the project, Eng. Rahbar said: “The studies of the first phase of Seymareh Regulatory Dam’s construction, with a clay core and the height of over 23 meters, are finalized.”
He added that the volume of the body’s embankment is about one million cubic meters, while the volume of the created reservoir will be 20 million cubic meters.
Putting the credit invested in the project at 564 million dollars so far, he cited: “This year about 160 million dollars is considered for the project.”
Seymareh Dam is under construction in an approximately 700 kilometers Southwest of Tehran, in the contour of Ilam and Lorestan Provinces and 40 km Northwest of Dareh Shahr City on Seymareh River.
 

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Created at 3/6/2011 12:00 PM  by mohammad-alireza 
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