Potential projects have been identified by calculating water needs in the basin for the projection period.

1th Regional Directorate of State Hydraulic Works


Kütahya, Bursa, Balıkesir

Susurluk Basin Master Plan

Susurluk basin has a catchment area around 24,300 km2 discharging to Marmara Sea. Project covers Water Resources Management studies of the basin in the context of quality and quantity of surface water and groundwater resources, water demand analysis of the basin, inventory of existing systems, feasibility analysis of interbasin water transfers, catchment management studies.

Services Provided

• Determination of present and future water usage
• Hydrological modelling for determination of inflows and flood discharges throughout the basin.
• Determination of irrigation, potable and industrial water potential and needs
• Determination of energy potential and water rights
• Feasibility analysis of interbasin water transfers
• Water Resources Management and Optimization
• Determination of flood prone areas, preparation of flood maps, channel improvement studies, proposal of flood infrastructure and river restoration to mitigate flooding problems
• Determination of sediment and erosion sensitive areas in the basin and analysis of sediment impacts
• New project proposals (dams, tunnels, intakes, channels, drainage structures, etc.) for flood mitigation,
energy production, drinking and irrigation water supply purposes
• Preparation of integrated operation studies (WEAP) for allocating existing and future water requirements
and maximizing hydropower production