Feasiblity and detailed design of Sazlıdere Dam, which will supply water for Istanbul City.
The Dam is located on Sazlıdere River, which is 6 km upstream of Küçükçekmece Lake. Height of the dam is 23.00 m from thalweg and 47.00 m from foundation. Dam body is planned as a zoned rockfill type. The project will supply 49.56 hm³ water to Istanbul. The pumping station at downstream of the dam has an installed capacity of 3400 kW, to pump water to a surge tank which has 103 m maximum water elevation. Force main is 958 m long, 1300 mm inside diameter steel pipe. Water transmission line between surge tank and Water Treatment Plant is 3628 m long, 1600 mm inside diameter prestressed concrete pipe.