Salma Dam

Salma Dam

Afghanistan

Location: Herat, Afghanistan

Client: Water and Power Consultancy Services (India) Ltd. (WAPCOS)

Contractors: Angelique India Ltd.

The Salma Dam is a hydroelectric and irrigation dam project located on the Hari River in Chishti Sharif District of Herat Province in western Afghanistan. It is a 107.5 m high embankment earth and rock-fill dam with a length of 551 m.

Encardio-rite executed the monitoring work of project by supply, installation and data monitoring of geotechnical instruments that included piezometers, pressure cells, seepage measurement device, magnetic extensometers, borehole extensometers, staff gauges, portable readout units, seismographs and rain gauge.