This structure was build on Bou-Sellam river. The purpose of the project was to supply sufficient quantities of drinking and irrigation water for town of Setif and surrounding area of 100 km2 , up to year 2004. The intake tower and open reinforced concrete spillway were constructed beside the earth fill dam.
Oued Bou Sellam, Setif, Algeria
Type of dam
Embankment dam with clay fill
Ministry of Hydraulics
Atkins Humpreys - England
Uskočka 8, Belgrade, phone: 011/2181-888, fax:011/2620-548
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