Since 1965

flood management plans for euphrates and tigris sub basins

Project Location

Şanlıurfa, Gaziantep, Mardin, Diyarbakır, Şırnak, Adıyaman, Elazığ, Bitlis, Muş, Kahramanmaraş, Kilis, Malatya, Bingöl, Ağrı, Erzincan, Erzurum, Sivas, Tunceli, Kayseri, Kars, Iğdır, Van – TURKEY

Client

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry 

(former Ministry of Forestry And Water Affairs)

Project Description

Suiş Proje is responsible for preparation of Flood Management Plans of Euphrates sub-basin.
Fırat Sub basin is located on Eastern Anatolia with a catchment area around 122,000 km2. Project area partly or fully cover following districts of Turkey: Şanlıurfa, Gaziantep, Mardin, Diyarbakır, Şırnak, Adıyaman, Elazığ, Bitlis, Muş, Kahramanmaraş, Kilis, Malatya, Bingöl, Ağrı, Erzincan, Erzurum, Sivas, Tunceli, Kayseri, Kars, Iğdır, Van.
The project covers:
- Data was collected including digital terrain model, rainfall, river level and flow, soil type, land use, physical infrastructure, socio-cultural environment, economic data, social services, bio-ecological environment)
- Identification of topographic, meteorological, hydrological, erosion, geological, land use/cover characteristics of subbasin. 
- Specifying flood susceptible settlements, agricultural and industrial areas based on multi- decision making.
- Exposure and vulnerability data were prepared in GIS environment.
- Locations of historical flood events were determined and modelling results were compared with the historical flood event results.
- Flood hydrograph calculations for different return periods and hydrological modelling.
- 1D and 2D hydraulic modelling for determining inundation and hazard mapping.
- Preparation of risk assessment of related areas and flood management plan. 

Provided Services

- Flood Risk Preliminary Assessment
- Hydrological modelling with HEC HMS
- Digital mapping by photogrammetric method using aerial photo
- 1-D and 2-D hydraulic modelling with HES-RAS 2D
- Preparation of Flood Hazard Maps
- Preparation of Risk Assessment Maps
-Preparation of Flood Management Plans
- GIS database 

Contact

Okan Çağrı Bozkurt

Okan Çağrı Bozkurt 

Civil Engineer M.Sc. 

ocbozkurt@suis.com

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