Integrated water management for Azerbaijan and water resources management for the most important sectors in need of water: drinking water, agriculture and energy.

Azerbaijan Ministerial Committee of Land Reclamation and Water Usage



Samur-Apsheron Irrigation System

Project comprises upgrading existing 184 km main canal in Samur-Apsheron system, construction of 157 km new canal, renovation and/or reconstruction of Gilgilçay (150 hm³) and Tahtaköprü (220 hm³) dams and 7 diversion weirs, Tahtaköprü hydropower plant (27 MW) and new intake structure from Samur River to increase water supply capacity from 55 m³/s to 115 m³/s, raising the crest elevation of Ceyranbatan Dam to increase storage capacity by 20 hm³ and eventually, increasing the irrigation capacity of agricultural land within the system from existing 149,000 ha to 184,000 ha and amount of potable water supplied to Baku and Sumgait cities from the present 12 m³/s to 22 m³/s.

Sunulan Hizmetler

• Collection of data on existing system
• Topographical and geographical preliminary surveys
• Planning studies and preliminary designs for main canal and irrigation system
• Preparation of bill of quantities and cost estimates
• Calculation of economic and social benefits, rate of return
• Assessment of environmental and ecological impacts
• Preparation of feasibility report