Saline Water Drainage

Engineering Study for Flood Water drainage and Environmental Effect. (R/8/2011)

Detailed Description of Project

Orient was assigned by JVA to undertake a study to determine the required measures to ensure proper and safe drainage of rainwater and floodwater at 10 Basins in Jordan Valley, and the overflow facilities of the King Abdullah Canal.

The project overall objective was to protect farm units and private lands through diverting storm water flow and to protect lands from saline water, which will have a very negative impact on lands.

The scope included conducting an EIA for the project including studying different project components and the proposed activities, the EIA included recommendations to sustain the environmental conditions and protect the development of the project area.

The scope also included preparing the detailed design and tender documents of the required measure to be undertaken in order to ensure safe and proper storm water drainage. The tender documents were prepared in two packages; one to be implemented by JVA, and the other by a local contractor.

Type of Services Provided

  • Full topographic survey
  • Full EIA
  • Field investigation
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Design of access roads
  • Design of drainage ditches
  • Design of culverts
  • Maintenance of existing culverts

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Client Jordan Valley Authority (JVA)
Country Jordan
Overall Project Value (USD) 1.5 Million (65,000 for consultancy services)
Proportion carried out by Candidate (%) 80%
No of Staff Provided 19
Origin of Funding Jordan Valley Authority (JVA)
Date 2012 (3 months)
Partners Al-Rawabi Environment and Energy (Partner 20%)