The Investigation of Negative Effects of Salt Dome on the Quality of Water in Gotvand Olya Dam and the Use of Cut-off Wall as Treatment
American Journal of Civil Engineering
Volume 3, Issue 2-2, March 2015, Pages: 53-56
Received: May 7, 2015; Accepted: May 8, 2015; Published: Aug. 7, 2015
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Authors
Mahmood Mansournejad, Civil Engineering Group, Pardis-e-Qeshm, Hormozgan University, Qeshm, Iran
Behzad Kalantari, Civil Engineering Group, Hormozgan University, Bandar Abbas, Iran
Mehdi Mahdavi Adeli, Civil Engineering Group, Islamic Azad University, Shoushtar branch, Shoushtar, Iran
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Abstract
The fact that Gachsaran salt formation is located in the river behind Gotvand Olya dam, Karon River has become more salty. This issue has raised the concern of destruction of agricultural fields located under the dam in scientific associations and media. Irrespective of any political perspective, the present research seeks to investigate this issue from scientific and practical point of view and evaluate the works done by employers and consultants with the aim of finding an effective treatment and examining the reasons for failure and unsuccessful attempts in this regards. In this paper, after introducing the dam project and conducting a comprehensive geological investigation in the determined territory and also introducing the treatment method used by the project’s consultant which is based on construction of a clay wall along the salt dome, the sampling of the soil for construction of the mentioned wall and the upstream and downstream water was done. The results obtained from this test and sampling indicate the implausibility and impossibility of the wall and the necessity of investigating and taking prompt actions regarding this issue.
Keywords
Gachsaran Salt Dome, Gotvand Olya River, Clay Wall, Water Quality
To cite this article
Mahmood Mansournejad, Behzad Kalantari, Mehdi Mahdavi Adeli, The Investigation of Negative Effects of Salt Dome on the Quality of Water in Gotvand Olya Dam and the Use of Cut-off Wall as Treatment, American Journal of Civil Engineering. Special Issue: Research and Practices of Civil Engineering in Developing Countries. Vol. 3, No. 2-2, 2015, pp. 53-56. doi: 10.11648/j.ajce.s.2015030202.20
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