Project Consultancy for Hydro Power and Dams


APTEC in association with technical partners are involved with design construction and safety review of dams worldwide.

The scope of these projects included site investigations with 4.3 million cubic metres capacity and 6.8 million cubic metres capacity.

Geotechnical aspects of the reservoir. Geotechnical design of zoned rockfillembankment with geomembrane lining.

Development of a design for a lined pond to contain 1.5 million cubic metres of water.

Review of seepage analyses and design of internal drainage system for a 70 m high dam.

APTEC - Service

The following are the services rendered:

  • Hydrology
  • Flood Determination
  • Embankment design
  • Stability analysis
  • Seepage Flow
  • Design of Cutoffs
  • Dam Instrumentation
  • Spillway design
  • Outlet works
We have been involved with the following:
  • Earthfill Dams
  • Rockfill Dams
  • Concrete Service Reservoirs
  • RCC Dams
  • Lined Reservoir
  • Asphaltic concrete lining and cutoffs

APTEC is able to offer the follow ing services to our cli ents in the Geotechnical Industry mainly in the fields of Dam Engineering. Involvement with projects can include feasibility studies, inspections, site investigations and design.

  1. Dams Engineering
  2. Rehabilitation and Landscaping of Tips and Waste Disposal Areas
  3. Assessment of Open pit Stability
  4. Design of Underground Caverns, Shafts and Adits
  5. Hydrogeological Studies
  6. Stability of Waste Dumps
  7. Environmental Impact Studies
  8. Geotechnical Investigations
  9. Surveys and Monitoring
  10. Geotechnical Instrumentation