Sidi Salem

SIDI SALEM
1977-1981

Dam with appurtenant structures was constructed on the biggest Tunisian river - Medjerda. The purpose of the storage is to provide water for irrigation and production of electric power.

 

Location
river, place, country
 

Oued Medjerdah, Testour, Tunis

Type of dam

Embankment dam with clay fill

Employer

Ministry of Equipment

Consultant

Coyne & Bellier - France

Dam height
Crest length
Crest width
Excavation
Embankment
Volume of concrete
Spillway capacity
Tunnels diameter
Tunnels length
Foundation outlet
Power house
Supply tunnel
Expansion chamber
Surge tank
Outlet tunnel
Average head
Installed power
Storage capacity
Dislocation of railway
Bridges

73,00 m
345,50 m
9,50 m
6.465.000 m3
4.500.000 m3
206.000 m3
4.300 m3/sec
9,25 m
2 x 750 m
R 8,20 m x 755 m
R 14,10 m x 75 m
R 6,20 m x 56 m
R 6,00 m x 56 m
R 5,20 m x 63 m
R 6,00 m x 275 m
75 m
12 MW
650.000.000 m3
28 km
33 m x 3