Iran–Turkmenistan Friendship Dam
The Iran–Turkmenistan Friendship Dam or Doosti Reservoir Dam (Persian: سد دوستی, Turkmen: Dostluk Suw Howdany) is a dam on the Hariroud River, which forms part of the international boundary between Iran and Turkmenistan (Iran-Turkmenistan border). The dam was completed in 2004, and both countries agreed that each would have an equal right to the waters of the river, which amount to 820 million cubic metres. It was officially opened on 12 April 2005. The dam provides drinking water and irrigation for the surrounding areas along with hydroelectric power.
|Iran–Turkmenistan Friendship Dam|
|Official name||Doosti Reservoir Dam|
|Owner(s)||Turkmenistan: Ministry of Water & Land Reclamation|
Iran: Razavi Khorasan Regional Water Authority
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||Embankment, earth-fill|
|Height||78 m (256 ft)|
|Length||655 m (2,149 ft)|
|Width (crest)||15 m (49 ft)|
|Dam volume||4,500,000 m3 (5,885,778 cu yd)|
|Spillway type||8 x gated ogee|
|Total capacity||1,250,000,000 m3 (1,013,391 acre⋅ft)|
|Active capacity||735,000,000 m3 (595,874 acre⋅ft)|
|Inactive capacity||300,000,000 m3 (243,214 acre⋅ft)|
|Turbines||3 x Francis-type|
|Installed capacity||16 MW|
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- Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Regional Office for the Near East, "Iran–Turkmenistan friendship dam to open", 2005-04-09.