Reservoirs in Turkmenistan

Kopetdag reservoir

RESERVOIR

Location: Ahal region

Water source: Karakum channel

Reservoir type: In-stream

Purpose of operation: Irrigation

Year of putting into operation: 1974 (1), 1994 (2)

Normal maximum operating level (m): 151,20

Total capacity (mln.m3): 550,0

Active capacity (mln.m3): 525,0

Dead storage capacity (mln.m3): 25,0

Water surface (km2): 47,5

Length (km):

Width (km):

Maximum depth (m): 13,0

DAM

Dam type: Earth dam

Height (m): 25.0

Length (m):15,400

Khauzkhan reservoir

RESERVOIR

Location: Mary region

Water source: Tedzhen river, Karakum channel

Reservoir type: Off-stream

Purpose of operation: Irrigation, Water supply

Year of putting into operation: 1962

Normal maximum operating level (m): 212,4

Total capacity (mln.m3): 875,0

Active capacity (mln.m3): 850,0

Dead storage capacity (mln.m3): 25,0

Water surface (km2): 200,18

Length (km): 32,0

Width (km): 10,0

Maximum depth (m): 10,5

DAM

Dam type: Earth dam

Height (m): 14,3

Length (m): 34,960

Zeid reservoir

RESERVOIR

Location: Lebap region

Water source: Karakum channel

Reservoir type: Off-stream

Purpose of operation: Irrigation, Water supply

Year of putting into operation: 1963

Normal maximum operating level (m):

Total capacity (mln.m3): 2,200.0

Active capacity (mln.m3): 2,000.0

Dead storage capacity (mln.m3): 200.0

Water surface (km2): 465.0

Length (km):

Width (km):

Maximum depth (m):

DAM

Dam type: Earth dam

Height (m): 17.0

Length (m): 18,000.0