The Ervidel Irrigation Blocks is a project involving the installation of infrastructure of irrigation, drainage and roads, necessary for the implementation of irrigation in the region under study (8084 ha), also including the execution of a pumping station and two reservoirs.

Main characteristics:

  • Irrigation Area: Block 1 (2770 ha – low pressure); Block 2 (2492 ha – low/medium pressure); Block 3 (2822 ha – high pressure)
  •  Reservoir R1: 109 dam³ of capacity;
  •  Pumping Station of Penedrão: Block 2 (Q = 2.6 m³/s, H = 33.5 m); Block 3 (Q = 3.1 m³/s, H = 77 m);
  •  Reservoir R2: 1730 m³ of capacity;
  •  41.0 km of secondary drainage network;
  • 17.6 km of roads network (construEnvironmental Impact Stud, Detailed Design and Technical Assistancection and rehabilitation).

Client

Empresa de Desenvolvimento e Infra-estruturas do Alqueva, S.A. (EDIA)

Project Dates

2009 – 2015

Partners

COBA – Consultores de Engenharia e Ambiente, S.A.