ClientDSI (General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works)
Project Completion Date
Capacity75 hm³/year
ContractorAlarko Contracting Group (Alsim) – F.G. Management, U.S.A.

Description of the Project
The Project which is mainly based on a pipeline system will be installed at approximately 250 m below the sea surface and tethered to the seabed (max. depth 1400 m) and spanning 80 kms of sea crossing originates at Anamur (Turkey) and terminates at Güzelyali (Cyprus). The pipeline will be formed as a single line HDPE-100 pipe as in the diameter of 1600 mm and provide 75 million m3/year water and it will be the first project which will be constructed as in such length. Works to be performed: geophysical, geotechnical, bathymetric, oceanographic land & sea explorations; biofouling studies; environmental impact assestment; physical modelling and hydrodynamical studies; preparation of execution drawings and technical specifications for the off-shore and on-shore land structures which include the Alaköprü Dam on the Dragon River (Turkey) and the Geçitköy Dam (Cyprus), approx. 25 kms long on-shore steel transmission pipelines, a balancing tank (10.000 m3) and pumping stations.