Lar Dam

Lar Dam

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Lar Dam is a dam located in foot of Mount Damavand, Iran. It is one of the main sources of water for Tehran metropolitan region. In the wake of the Tehran's water need increase, study and construction phases of an earth dam over the Lar river, in northeast of the city, on the elevated heights of the Kalanbasteh mountain, on the slope of Mount Damavand, in an area called Polour, at kilometer 65 of the Haraz Road (between Tehran and the city of Amol) started in 1974. The dam's construction work ended in 1981 and it started operation in 1984. One of the aims for building the Lar dam was to supply part of Tehran's drinking water need; it was not possible then to operate the dam at its nominal capacity however, because of water seepage problem.
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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136663422
  • 9786136663425