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Alaviyan Dam - Iran

Monitoring of the Reservoir water level is one of the important parameters for analysing an operational dam. A Geosense VW-3000 series Piezometer with vented cable was installed at the Alaviyan Dam reservoir and connected to CR1000 for automatic recording of the water level

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Balarud Dam - Iran

Balarud dam is located in Khozestan Province, 27km north of Andimeshk. It is an earthfill dam with a central clay core, 1070m in length and 77.5m high. It provides water for irrigation, potable water, industry and hydro power. It impounds a 131,000,000 m³ reservoir and its plant capacity is 4Mw. Monitoring of the dam construction integrity and long-term safety is carried out by recording measurements in key areas.

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Bidvaz Esfarayen Dam - Iran

Bidvaz Esfarayen Dam is located in the North East of Khorasan Shomali Province, 20km from Esfarayen city. It is an earthfill dam with clay core, 104m in length and 80m high. The dam provides potable & industry. It impounds a 52,900,000 m³ reservoir. A new cut-off wall is under construction upstream of the dam.

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Kalgan Chai Dam - Iran

Kalgan Dam is located south west of Bostan Abad on the Kalgan River (East Azerbaijan Province) in Iran. Commissioned in 2006, the dam provides water to the Potable & Industry. Kalgan Dam is an earthfill dam, with a clay core. It is 456m in length and 65m high. The dam was constructed using 1.0 Mm³ of Materials. It impounds a 22,000,000 m³ reservoir. onitoring of the dam construction integrity and long-term safety is carried out by recording measurements in key areas.

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Golgohar Tailings Dam - Iran

Commissioned in 2011, Golgohar Dam is an earthfill dam, with a clay core. It is 795m in length and 25m high. The dam has seven sections needing instrumentation. The dam was constructed for environmental protection in order to reserve tailings materials resulting from the iron mine concentration process. Monitoring of the dam construction integrity and long-term safety is being carried out by recording measurements in key areas.

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Joghan Dam - Iran

Joghan Dam is located in 16Km South West of Bostan Abad on the Asb Abad Chai River (East Azerbaijan Province) in Iran. Commissioned in 2006, the dam provides water to potable & industry. Joghan Dam is an earthfill dam, with a clay core. It is 179.5m in length and 37.75m high. The Dam was constructed using 0.55Mm³ of materials. It impounds a 3,000,000 m³ reservoir. As part of a rehabilitation programme, exisiting instruments were upgraded to allow for automatic readings to be taken.

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Sarcheshmeh Tailings Storage Dam - Iran

Sarcheshmeh Tailings dam was constructed to reserve 1,000,000,000 tons of tailing materials resulted copper mine concentration process. It is an earth fill dam with a clay core,1500 m length and 75 m high, and reservoir volume is 123,000,000 m³.

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Sirjan Tangueh Dam - Iran

This Earth-Rock fill Dam was built 160 km south of Kerma. Aims of dam construction are storage of flood and river run-off for irrigation and drinking water for Sirjan and its Industries. Height: 71m Crest Length: 1100 m Reservoir Volume: 38.2 Mm3 Monitoring of the dam construction integrity and long-term safety is carried out by recording measurements.

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Takht e Gonbad Dam - Iran

Takht e Gonbad Dam is located 65km North East of Sirjan (Kerman Province) in Iran. The Dam provides water for use by a Copper Mine Factory. Takht e Gonbad Dam is an earthfill dam with a clay core. It is 800m in length and 20m high. It impounds a 15,000,000m³ reservoir. Monitoring of the dam construction integrity and long-term safety is carried out by recording measurements in the following key areas: Foundations Pore water pressures in the rock Groundwater levels

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Karam Abad Dam - Iran

Monitoring of the dam construction integrity and long-term safety is carried out by recording measurements in the following key areas: Main dam body: Pore water pressures in the core Effective stress in the core Inclination in the core & shell Settlement in the core & shell Groundwater levels Foundation: Pore water pressures in the rock Groundwater levels Dam main drain: Seepage

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Baft Dam - Iran

This Earth-Rock-fill Dam was built 160km South-East of Kerman on the Baft River. Aims of dam construction are storage of flood and river run-off for irrigation and drinking water to serve Baft and its industries. Monitoring of the dam construction integrity and long-term safety is carried out.

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Geosense Instruments for Dams - Worldwide

This guide shows Geosense instruments which have been installed on many dams worldwide as part of dam safety monitoring programmes. The importance of monitoring for dam safety is widely accepted. Monitoring provides the information that is needed to develop a better understanding of the on-going performance of the dam during the construction, impounding and operation phases.

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Gordiyan Dam - Iran

Geosense VW Total Pressure Cells were used to measure total earth pressures ay the Gordiyan Dam, which is located 20 Km South East of Jolfa (East Azerbaijan Province) in Iran. Gordiyan Dam is an earthfill dam, with a clay core which provides water to the Potable & Industry.

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Belobin Dam - Iran

Belobin Dam is located south of Zanjan Province, 11 km from Halab city. It is an earthfill dam with clay core, 325m in length and 59m high. The dam provides potable and industry. It impounds a 53,780,000 m³ reservoir. Monitoring of the dam construction integrity and long-term safety is carried out using Geosense sensors.

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Shamil Dam - Iran

Monitoring of the dam construction integrity and long-term safety is being carried out by recording measurements in the following key areas of the main dam body: Water pressures in the core shell, Inclination in the core & shell, Settlement in the core & shell and groundwater levels.

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Nian Dam - Iran

Nian Reservoir dam project is designed to prevent seasonal flooding and for the collection of water for agricultural purposes. Latest work includes the installation of Geosense sensors to automate exisiting sensors which were installed during dam construction.

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Baish Dam - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

After consultation with Ministry Engineers, Geosense designed a system installing new instruments side by side with the existing instrumentation and upgrading several areas to provide a fully-integrated and automatic dam safety monitoring system.

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Kashimbila Dam - Nigeria

Geosense has recently supplied instrumentation during construction of a new multi-purpose 40 Megawatt dam in Taraba State, Nigeria.

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Shahdag Tourism Complex - Azerbaijan

The most critical section of this tourism complex is the 24m high earth dam to create a reservoir for water storage to provide a continuous supply for snow production. A monitoring system was required for both construction control and the long-term performance and overall stability of the reservoir.

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Ziezoun Dam - Syria

As part of the re-building program a new design with an extensive monitoring system is currently being implemented. The new dam design includes a much deeper foundation which is intended to remove the weak strata identified as part of the reason for the failure. Geosense instrumentation was used to monitor the dam integrity by monitoring key areas.

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Tishreen Dam - Syria

Due to a serious dam failure in Syria the General Organisation for Euphrates Dam (GOED) decided to upgrade the instrumentation. Geosense designed a system installing new instruments side by side with the existing instrumentation and upgrading several areas to provide a fully integrated and automatic dam safety monitoring system.

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Chemususu Dam - Kenya

Chemususu Dam, completed in 2014, is now the third largest dam in Kenya. Geosense instrumentation was used in monitoring the dam construction integrity and long-term safety.

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Al Abyad Dam - Syria

Monitoring of the dam construction integrity and long term safety was carried out by recording measurements using Geosense instrumentation.

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