18 Aug 2018 19:40pm
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Kano Irrigation System, Nigeria

 

Kano irrigation system is located in Kano State, 20km east of the City of Kano. This irrigation system conveys waters from the Kano River and the artificial Lake of Thika.

 

Employer

Hydropower Development Commission, Kano - Nigeria

Irrigation system

irrigation area

10,000

ha

unlined canals

143

km

concrete lined canals

69

km

main canal capacity

5.5

m3/s

concrete lining thickness

5.5 – 7.5

cm

drains

160

km

control structures 

735

pcs

reinforced concrete pipes
(Ø 300 mm - 900 mm)


120


km

culverts

1,200

pcs

service roads

210

km

earth roads

400

km

Major quantities

excavation

4.1 x 106

m3

backfilling

1.9 x 106

m3

placed concrete

73,000

m3