Hydraulics and Rural Development
Ministry of Water and Electrical Resources
The Hadath El Jobbe Dam is situated above the Dimane Summer Residence of the Maronite Patriarch. It is proposed to build a small dam to create an artificial lake of capacity up to 0.5 million cubic meters of water into which the waters for local springs can be diverted and stored to be used as potable water supply in the dry season to the Hadath El Jobbe neighboring villages.
The assignment consists of land surveying, environmental impact assessment, hydrological and hydrogeological studies, geotechnical investigations, soil testing, investigation of alternative dam locations and preliminary design, rockfill dam seismic stability analysis and water infiltration analysis, design of cutoff injections, water use planning and reservoir management, economic feasibility study, final design drawings and tender documents including intake structure, spillway tunnel, appurtenances, water treatment station, reservoirs and distribution network.
The control and checking of the final design to be carried by the Canadian consultant Tecsult International Ltd. a company of the AECOM Group.