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Irrigation in India

Construct irrigation schemes to grow crops and provide drinking water India is the seventh biggest country in the world and has the second biggest population - over 1.2bn people. It’s one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. With the bulk of its rainfall in the monsoon season - between June and…

Date
20 June 2023
Type
WICE Project

Majes Irrigation, Peru

Build an irrigation system to make desert land fertile The Majes irrigation system is one of three major irrigation schemes in Peru. The project is in the Arequipa region in the south-west of the country. The other two schemes are at Chira-Piura in the Piura region and Tinajones in the Lambayeque re…

Date
20 June 2023

Rebuild and improve irrigation systems destroyed by the Indonesian tsunami of 2004 On 26 December 2004 an earthquake struck the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. With a magnitude of 9.1 it was the most powerful the world had seen since 1964 when a quake hit Prince William Sound, Alaska. The earthquake ca…

Date
20 June 2023

In Vietnam build an irrigation system for agricultural land and manufacturing The Dau Tieng irrigation system is a water supply scheme built in Vietnam in the 1980s. The network provides water to the Tay Ninh province of Vietnam as well as farmland around the capital Ho Chi Minh City – also known as…

Date
20 June 2023

The past has much to teach us about the present and the future. The rapid changes that are taking place around the world caution us to learn from history. This is as true in irrigation and drainage as in most other walks of life.

Type
WICE Project

Kainji hydroelectric dam

Build a dam in Nigeria to generate power and provide irrigation for crops Kainji dam is the largest dam on the river Niger – the third longest river in Africa and the principal river in western Africa. The dam is 72m high and 7.2km long. The concrete structure was designed to provide electrical powe…

Date
11 March 2024
Hybrid

In 2016, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia was violently disrupted by a powerful earthquake that caused localised losses of the main arterial canal. This presentation will summarise the engineering assessment, repair and rehabilitation of the Gumbasa canal, and our consequent adopted approach for a sustai…

Build a dam to irrigate sugar plantations The Kiri Dam is in Adamawa state in the north east of Nigeria. Built across the Gongola river, the 1.25km-long, 20m-high dam was mainly completed in 1982. The scheme created the reservoir Lake Kiri, which has a capacity of 615m cubic metres. The structure is…

Date
20 June 2023
Type
WICE Project

The Ganges Canal

Build an irrigation system to serve the Doab region of India The Ganges is a canal system that irrigates the Doab region between the Ganges and Yamuna rivers. Doab is a term used in India and Pakistan for the water-rich area of land lying between two converging rivers. The system was devised and bui…

Date
20 June 2023

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