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Gomal Zam

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Gomal Zam completed
Gomal Zam completed

Particulars

Owner: Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA)

Designer: China Water Resources Beifang Investigation, Design and Research Co. Ltd. (BIDR), China (as sub-Contractor to FWO)

Contractor: Frontier Works Organisation (FWO), Pakistan as EPC Contract with SinoHydro as sub-Contractor

Statistics

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Irrigation

Reservoir capacity: 1424 m3x106

Height: 133 metres

Length: 231 metres

Volume of RCC: 390 m3x103

Total volume: 474 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/02 (July 2002)

Start of RCC: 12/08 (December 2008)

End of RCC: 03/11 (March 2011)

End of Project: 09/11 (September 2011)

Country: Pakistan

River: Gomal

DMS Co-ordinates: 32˚5'55.98"N, 69˚52'53.18"E

DD Co-ordinates: 32.098885, 69.881439

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
Vertical 

Downstream

SlopeType
0.60 

Spillway

SlopeType
0.60 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000  to
 4000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
91
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
91Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)