The Karun-4 Dam is an arch dam on the Karun River located at 180 km southwest of Shahr-e-Kord in the province of Chaharmahal and BakhtiariIran.The Karun has the highest discharge of all the Iranian rivers. Its construction is aimed at electric power supply of 2107 million kWh annually and controlling floods in the upper Karun.

The dam is a concrete double curvature arch-type and 230 meters high from the foundation.The dam withholds a reservoir with a surface area of 29 square kilometres (11 sq mi) and capacity of 2.19 cubic kilometres (1,780,000 acre·ft).


Project Attributes

Place/Country IRAN
Completion 2007
Business area Chaharmahal & Bakhtiari - IRAN
Project Type Hydromechanical equipment design
Client MSA Engineering & Construction Co.
Architect Fanavary Novin Niroo Co.
general_contractor IWPCO Co.
Engineer Mahab Ghodss Consulting Engineer Co.
Construction Manager Fanavay Novin Niroo Co.
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