Melen Regulator, Melen and Cumhuriyet Pumping Systems

This project, undertaken by the Yüksel Construction and Hitachi Ltd. Partnership, is part of the Istanbul Drinking Water Phase II Project, which is the second largest project after GAP (Southeast Anatolia Project). The job included an 84-meter reinforced concrete and earth-fill regulator, a 116-meter concrete spillway without gates, a steel pipeline that is 6325 meters long and 2.5 meters in diameter, the Melen Pumping Station, the Cumhuriyet Pumping Station and two main depots each having a capacity of 26,000 m3.


Client General Directorate of State Water Works (DSI)

Location İstanbul-Sakarya / Turkey

Contract Date 25 December 2000

Completion date 03 December 2012



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