Yntumak Dam Safety Study

Country: Kazakhstan

Project period: 10/2000 - 07/2002

Client: Committee for Water Resources, The World Bank

Investment amount: EUR 160,000 (consulting)


Assessment of the stability of the incomplete earth fill dam with a storage capacity of 250 Million m3. Determination of the requirements and feasibility to rehabilitate, complete and convert the irrigation dam into a permanently filled storage dam, with multi purpose functions of water supply for the capital Astana, hydropower production, recreation, fishing and irrigation purposes.

Services provided:
  • Assessment of the dam and dam structures
  • Identification of least cost solution to seal the dams and to complete the dams and structures
  • Preparation of cost estimates and time schedules

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