Macro irrigation project in Tovuz (Azerbaijan)

Design and dimensioning of a pioneering project to transform 10,000 hectares of rainfed land into irrigated land with a flow rate of 21,000 cubic metres per hour.

This project was the largest agricultural development with the largest pumping station in the country to be carried out in one go and in the shortest possible time. It was the first time such a project was carried out in Europe.

Work carried out:

  • Design and implementation of all the necessary elements for agricultural development and irrigation in an area with no previous agricultural hydraulic infrastructure.
  • A water supply of 15,600 m3/h was designed and executed, driven by a 260-metre difference in level.
Implementation period:
Tovuz, Azerbaijan