Construction Supervision for the Yntumak Reservoir Rehabilitation and Technical Re-equipment

Finished concrete works at spillway

Installation of turbine in power house

Country: Kazakhstan

Project period: 02/2008 - 12/2012

Client: The World Bank, Water Resources Committee

Investment amount: USD 29 million


The project comprises the construction supervision of the 29 million USD rehabilitation of the Yntumak reservoir on the Nura river in Central Kazakhstan and its technical re-equipment. Works include a 1.6km long and up to 40m deep slurry wall in the earth filled main dam; construction of a rubber dam regulated spillway with a capacity of 3,000 m³/s, including apron, chute and stilling basin; refurbishment of the existing bottom outlet and the installation of a small hydro power unit in the bottom outlet (~700KW). The assignment involves all tasks required to act as “The Engineer” according to FIDIC.

Services provided: Construction supervision according to FIDIC conditions of contract (Red Book) featuring:
  • Supervision of all health & safety requirements
  • Financial and time control of the works contracts
  • Technical assistance to the contractors

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