Azad Pattan Hydropower Project under CPEC (Jehlum River, Pakistan) 2017

Geotechnical Investigation & Adits Work in Pakistan

Drilling of 2 Boreholes ZKC-1 (70 Meters) and ZKC-2 (45 Meters) on Jhelum River. IVCC Carried out Carry out 20 water pressure tests and 2 water injection tests (Total drilling 115 meters). Drilling of 11 (ZKY-1 to ZKY-11) Rotary drill holes on dry land both vertical and inclined, up to a maximum depth of 165 meters for vertical and 210 meters for inclined holes. Total Drilling footage for this phase was 1,215 meters.

Adits Work

Excavation (tunnelling) of Exoloratory 6 Adits (Size 2m x 2m) at Dam Abutment (PD1, PD2, PD3, PD4, PD2-1 & PD4-1). Maximum length of an Adit was 70 meters. Total length of Adits is 279 meters. 2,350 tons of steel used in Steel supports and 22.74 cubic feet used for wooden supports.

Client: Investigation Department, China Water Resources Beifang Investigation, Design and Research Co. Ltd., P.R. China (IDBIDR) / Pakistan Water & Power Development Authority (WAPDA)

Core Drilling for Investigation in Pakistan on River Jehlum at Azad Pattan Hydro Power Project