Ayitli Ash Dam and Hydraulic Ash Transportation System (Soma-B Power Plant), Turkey

Ayitli Ash Dam and Hydraulic Ash Transportation System (Soma-B Power Plant)

The Ayitli ash dam and hydraulic ash transport system is an integral part of the Soma-B Power Plant. The dam and the transport system were constructed by GAMA Industry under an annex to the second contract (Unit No. 3 and 4) of the Soma Power Plant contracts.

The project consists of ash fill dam (7,5 km from the plant), height: 85 m, crest length: 595 m, derivation tunnel (725 m long, 3 m dia.), redredging station, hydraulic ash transport system, 12 hydraulic ash transport pipelines (14 inches dia.).

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Location

Soma, Turkey

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Client

Turkish Electricity Authority

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Contractor

GAMA Industry Inc.

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Project Duration

60 Months (November 1985 - November 1990)

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Project Amount

103 Million USD