• gravity dam design - SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT - WATER SUPPLY - large civil works - Tana Beles, Ethiopia, Africa
  • TanaBeles Planimetry
  • Tana Beles Agricolture
  • Tana Beles Agricolture
  • Airport Tana Beles
  • Tana Beles Agricolture
  • Tana Beles Agricolture
  • Tana Beles Hospital
  • Tana Beles Pipe Factory
  • Tana Beles Village
  • Water Tana Beles
  • Water Tana Beles
  • Well Tana Beles
  • Tana Beles Agricolture

Tana Beles (Ethiopia)

Multi-purpose Project

Place:

Beles valley - Ethiopia

Customer:

Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, general direction for cooperation and development (DGCS) ( Beneficiary: Ethiopian Ministry of agriculture )

Year:

1986 - 1992

Project Description:

The ambitious Tana Beles project was located in the Metekel district of Ethiopia, covered an area of approximately 1,600 km² to supply a population of approx. 80,000 inhabitants

Main Features:
  • Gravity Dam  (H = 35 m, V_res = 3.5 Mm³)
  • Weir for Irrigation Purpose (H = 22 m, L = 160 m, V_res = 2.9 Mm³)
  • Sewage Treatment Plant (Q = 4'500 m³/d)
  • Supply network (GRP , DN400, L = 180 km)
  • Distribution network (GRP, DN100, L = 65 km)
  • No. 57 towers storage tank in GRP (V = 50 m³)
  • Road network (L = 225 km)
  • No. 27 bridges
  • Rural roads (L = 60 km)
  • Drainage channels, fords & cabion check-weirs (L = 50 km)
  • Landing strip (L = 1'900 m)
  • No. 50 villages (location, urbanization, civil works)
  • Regional Hospital (No. of beds = 132)
  • Agricultural area (A = 23'000 ha)
  • Agricultural stores (A = 22'000 m²)
  • Agroindustrial center (rice mill, seed selection, soya milk, bakery)
  • Experimentation, forestation, supply and equipment management
  • Livestock (cattle, goats, poultry)
  • Pipe factory for GRP pipes and tanks (production = 6 km/month)
  • Project Centers in the Valley and in Addis Ababa (A = 15'000 m²)
Engineering Service:
  • Overall revision of the final design

  • Studies

  • Investigations

  • Master plan

  • Final design

  • Construction design

  • Supervision of the works