Iran–Turkmenistan Friendship Dam

سد دوستی ایران و ترکمنستان

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Updated:Tuesday 14th October 2014

Iran–Turkmenistan Friendship Dam Definition

The Iran–Turkmenistan Friendship Dam (or Doosti Reservoir Dam) is a dam on the Hariroud River, which forms part of the international boundary between Iran and Turkmenistan. The dam was completed in 2004, and both countries agreed that each would have an equal right to the waters of the river, which amount to 820 million cubic metres. It was officially opened on 12 April 2005. The dam provides drinking water and irrigation for the surrounding areas along with hydroelectric power. (Wikipedia) - Iran–Turkmenistan Friendship Dam Iran–Turkmenistan Friendship Dam Official name Country Coordinates Status Opening date Owner(s) Dam and spillways Type of dam Height Length Width (crest) Dam volume Spillway type Total capacity Active capacity Inactive capacity Power station Turbines Installed capacity
Location of Iran–Turkmenistan Friendship Dam
Doosti Reservoir Dam
Iran/Turkmenistan
35°56′55″N 61°09′48″E / 35.94861°N 61.16333°E / 35.94861; 61.16333Coordinates: 35°56′55″N 61°09′48″E / 35.94861°N 61.16333°E / 35.94861; 61.16333
Operational
2005
Turkmenistan: Ministry of Water & Land Reclamation Iran: Razavi Khorasan Regional Water Authority
Embankment, earth-fill
78 m (256 ft)
655 m (2,149 ft)
15 m (49 ft)
4,500,000 m3 (5,885,778 cu yd)
8 x gated ogee
1,250,000,000 m3 (1,013,391 acre·ft)
735,000,000 m3 (595,874 acre·ft)
300,000,000 m3 (243,214 acre·ft)
3 x Francis-type
16 MW

The Iran–Turkmenistan Friendship Dam (or Doosti Reservoir Dam) is a dam on the Hariroud River, which forms part of the international boundary between Iran and Turkmenistan. The dam was completed in 2004, and both countries agreed that each would have an equal right to the waters of the river, which amount to 820 million cubic metres. It was officially opened on 12 April 2005. The dam provides drinking water and irrigation for the surrounding areas along with hydroelectric power.

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