Beydağ Dam

The dam constructed for irrigation purposes in Beydağ, İzmir is one of the Roller Compacted Concrete type dams as well.

The Beydağ Dam has been constructed across the Little Maeander River and its body volume is 2.700.000 m3 with an irrigation capacity of 22.000 ha.

Client General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works (DSİ) Contractor Özaltın Construction Co., Inc.
Location İzmir River Küçük Menderes (Little Maeander)
Type Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) Purpose of the Project Irrigation
Body Volume (RCC) 2.700.000 m3 Reservoir Volume 300 x 106 m3
Height from Foundation 100 m Height from Riverbed 60 m
Crest Length 785 m Number of Diversion Tunnels 1
Length of Diversion Tunnel 770 m Inner Diameter of Diversion Tunnel 5 m
Design Discharge of Spillway 1.275 m3/sec Irrigation Area 22.000 ha
Excavation Volume 3.700.000 m3 Conventional Concrete Volume 230.000 m3
Total Drilled Grouting Holes 20.000 m Length of State Highway Relocation 17 km