General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works (DSİ) - The Design & Construction Department
The project area is located in Euphrates Basin of Southeastern Anatolian Region. Mardin-Ceylanpınar Plains Irrigation Project is included in the Southeastern Anatolian Project (GAP), and is a major part of it.
Mardin - Ceylanpınar Plains Irrigation Project is the largest scale irrigation project in Turkey. Determination of groundwater capacity of the region is also in the scope of the project. Irrigation area is separated into two, as irrigation from Atatürk dam and irrigation from groundwater by means of an economical analysis. 360,158 ha land is irrigated, 228,569 of this amount from Atatürk Dam and the remaining 131,589 from groundwater. Detailed designs comprise 228.71 km long main canals with an initial capacity of 200 m³/s and appurtenant structures like siphons, radial gates and check structures of huge dimensions.
Civil Engineer M.Sc.