Project Information

The Satpara dam128 ft. high Earth Core Rockfill Dam (ECRD) located on Satpara Nullah 6 km South of Skardu. The dam is unique in nature as it is constructed in an area of morainic deposits with rock only present on one of the abutment. Extensive measures were perceived, designed and constructed to prevent any slope stability and safety issues for the dam and abutments. The project dam is functioning since 2010 satisfactorily and is serving the purposes for which it was planned. The project also includes 4 powerhouses with total installed capacity of 17.6 MW. An irrigation system comprising of two concrete canals and their distributaries serving a command area (CCA) of 15,000 acres and provision of 3.1 MGD drinking water for Skardu are also part of the project



Pakistan Water & Power Development Authority, GBHP



June 2014


Our Role

Consultancy Services for Design Review and Construction Supervision



Design Review / Construction Supervision

Scoope Of Work

PES as the Leader of the Consortium was responsible for the complete design review and preparation of construction drawings for all the project components. The design review resulted in major design changes in the dam. Irrigation system and power houses.

PES also provided services for contract administration and construction supervision of all civil works and monitoring of installation of all electrical and mechanical equipment.

Commissioning of the dam and assistance in initial years of operation and maintenance of the dam and the powerhouses was also part of the services provided by PES for the project.

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