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Kirkuk irrigation system

Building of three pumping stations SSI, SSIII, SSX with complete delivery and installation of electrical and electromechanical equipment. Manufacture and assembly of the pipeline in the length 33 km, with the pipes of pre-stressed concrete dia from 1,200 to 1,800 mm.


  • Employer: Ministry for Agriculture through General Directorate for Irrigation Works and Drainage
  • Location: Iraq
  • Total cost of project: N/A
  • Years of construction: 1981 - 1986
  • Category: Hydro-Engineering Projects
  • Status: Finished
  • Area: Unknown
  • Contractor: "Ivan Milutinovic" - PIM

Detail design:
SOGREAH

Sub-contractor:
Bhasin Associates Ltd., New Delhi, India (civil engineering works), Dyckerhoff and Widmann Ag., Munich, Germany ("Dywidag"), "Rade Koncar" (electrical equipment, "Litostroj" (mechanical equipment) "Vodoterma" (airconditioning)

Project Manager:
SOGREAH

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This included the drainage pipeline which fitted in the irrigation system KIPA.

§ KIPA-KIRKUK project is a part of grand-scale irrigation project.

§ The basic purpose of the system is: 1. river regulation, 2. land irrigation, 3. supply drinking water to settlements.

§ The project comprises the irrigation of 100,000 ha of agricultural land. The necessary water is provided by combined concrete arch dam and soil-filled dam. Downstream from the dam a canal was built with the purpose to dewater the accumulation to the distance up to 100 km. Differences of levels were surmounted by a series of pumping stations. By pipes and pumps water is distributed to the nearby fields. The system of pipes was manufactured according to SENTAP technology, under the Swedish licence by the experts of "Dywidag", Germany. The remaining water is used for supply of drinking water to the town of Kirkuk.


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