Wadi Mukheris Flood Protection Project

SOMETHING


Cost: USD 14 Million

Client: Ministry of Public Works and Housing

Consultant: Engicon Consultancy

Location: Wadi Mukheris

Status: Accomplished on schedule

Scope: Protection works for Wadi Mukheris near the Dead Sea area, the project works comprise the following activities:

1. Wadi upstream protection works (protection of 370 m of Wadi).

  • Earth works (general and structural excavation, engineering and filling).
  • Riprap works for Wadi bed
  • Pile works (28 no 6000 KN capacity) at stilling basin, supporting the channel and cutoff walls
  • Soldier pile works (54 No 6000 KN capacity).
  • Retaining walls at both sides of the Wadi

2. Wadi downstream (protection of 590 m of Wadi to reach Dead Sea)

  • Earth works (general and structural excavation, engineering and filling).
  • Wadi channel works, rock and Riprap works
  • Pile works (28 no 6000 KN capacity) at stilling basin, supporting the channel and cutoff walls
  • Retaining walls at both sides of the Wadi (of variable heights)
  • Soil reinforcement design and installation works (Terramesh, Geo-grid, Gio-texile Gabions).
  • Miscellaneous protection works