Multi-purpose dam DAHANE DARE DAM

Project Summary

Design, construction, supply of equipment, installation, and commissioning of dam, irrigation network and also water conveyance system

Project goals

Dahan dare Dam, located in Faryab province, is one of the five major dams in Afghanistan, with a height of 65m and 26MCM capacity of water reservoir volume.
  • Work Explanation
  •       Construction of an earthen dam with a height of 65 m and a volume of 25.5 mcm
  •       Irrigation of 3000 hectares of agricultural land
  •       Construction of 35 km of 1st and 2nd-degree canals
  •       Drinking water supply to downstream towns and villages
  •       Water supply industry
  •       Construction of a three-unit power plant with a capacity of 1600 kW
  • Value engineering performed by Parstableau
  •       Increase tank volume from 19.8 to 25.5 mcm
  •       Increase the height of the dam from 60 to 65 m
  •       Establishment of valves and installation of service and emergency valves for sediment discharge and irrigation system to increase the safety factor of the dam
  •       Increase water supply reliability from 70% to 90%
  •       Changing the technical specifications of power plant equipment and using modern equipment with high efficiency



Afghanistan , 20 km away from Maymana city of Faryab province