KUWAIT - AQILA WATER RESERVOIR

Tekfen Job No:

80A

Location:

Aqila, Kuwait

Client:

Ministry of Electricity and Water, Kuwait

Contractor:

Tekfen Construction and Installation Co., Inc., - Sangamo Group (USA) J.V.

Tekfen Portion:

50%

Commencement:

12/08/1979

Completion:

26/04/1982

Project scope covered turnkey construction of 2 reinforced concrete buried water reservoirs, each 190 m wide, 185 m long, 5,6 m high and with 38 million gallons capacity, including instrumentation, piping, testing and commissioning works.

Tekfen worked in cooperation with Sangamo Group of USA, as a joint and equal partner.

Main bill of quantity items were:

250.000 m3 excavation,
50.000 m3 of different grades of water-tight concrete,
3.500 t of reinforcing steel.