Baysh Dam Project

Client              : Ministry of Water and Electricity (MOWE)
Location         : Jizan
Start                : 2003
Completion    : 2009

Project Description

Baysh Dam is located in Baysh Valley, which has a road distance of 113 km to the City of Jizan, Saudi Arabia. The purpose of the dam was flood control and supply water to the downstream farmlands for irrigation. The type of the dam was concrete gravity and its storage capacity was 192 million m³. Volume of concrete used was 670,000 m³. The height from the foundation was 106 m where the crest length was 340 m. The dam had an uncontrolled overflow ogee type spillway of 8,200 m³/sec capacity and equipped with 4 units of bottom outlets.