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Tannur Dam, Jordan, Middle East

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Height

60m

Length

250m

Width at crest

12m

Reservoir capacity

17 million m³

Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) volume

220,000m³

Cost

$24 million

Contract awarded

February 1999

RCC placement began

January 2000

RCC placement completed

December 2000

Construction completed

2001

Formal inauguration

October 2001

Client

Jordanian Ministry of Water and Irrigation

Owner

Jordan Valley Authority (JVA)

Design review, construction supervision and contract administration

Mott MacDonald / Gutteridge, Haskins & Davey (GHD) joint venture

Main contractor

Bec Freres / Camperon Bernard JVC

Engineering consultants

Mott MacDonald, CEC Sadj Partners

RCC engineers

GHD

Construction sub-contractor

Al-Jafar

Foundation sub-contractor

Soletanche-Bache

Hydromechanical equipment

Giovanola Freres SA

Funding

Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, the Government of Jordan
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