- Posted March 18, 2014 by
A Qatari Prince Aids Iranian Regime In The Creation Of Death Dams In Ahwaz
Iranian Dams Company invited different companies to build Dams on the Karun River in Ahwaz In a deliberate attempt to divert water to the Persian provenience. Whilst a Chinese company refused to join that project due to humanitarian crisis, Qatari prince joined and created dams in November 2005 and 2009 in Ahwaz, south Iran.
The Karun River Bridge is one of two large steel truss arches that were necessary to carry a former road across the deep reservoir created by the massive Karun 3 dam. Upon its completion in 2005, the West span became the highest bridge in the Middle East, surpassing the record previously held by Iran's 35 year old Ghotour bridge. The Karun 3 Dam is one of a series of huge hydroelectric projects that have been built along the Karun River which has the greatest discharge of any river in Iran and is hence the most important power producing waterway in the country. At 205 meters from top to bottom, the double curvature Karun 3 Dam became the tallest in the country upon its completion in 2005. The even larger Karun 4 Dam began operation in 2011 with a foundation to crest height of 230 meters. For a size comparison, the famous Hoover Dam near Las Vegas is slightly higher then Karun 3 but slightly lower then Karun 4.
The larger West crossing over the main channel of the Karun River has a hinge to hinge span of 252 meters with an overall length of 336 meters. The smaller East span crosses a smaller side canyon with a span of approximately 175 meters and a height of approximately 130 meters. The West span has a much greater span to rise ratio then the East bridge since both are of equal height above the reservoir. The Karun River is sometimes spelled as Karoon or Karoun.
The Karun (also spelled as Karoun and Karoon) was Iran’s largest and most effluent, and the only navigable, river. It was about 450 miles (720 km) long. It rises in the Zard Kuh (Yellow mountain) of the Zagros Range, receiving many tributaries, such as the Dez and the Kuhrang, before passing through the capital of Ahwaz Province, the city of Ahwaz. Now, Karun is another victim of the Iranian regime and their dreadful irresponsible plans. In the recent years, the Iranian and the Qatar Building Company (QBC)which is a privately-owned, world-class "Grade A" enterprise with three divisions: civil engineering, materials production and construction equipment, construction of new imprudent dams on the Karun, totally destroyed this great river, its basin, and its ecology.
Karun is an ancient river. The Karun River valley was inhabited in 3,000 B.C. or earlier. Some say: “In the Biblical tradition, Karun is to be identified with Pishon, one of the four rivers of Eden/Paradise. The others being Tigris, Euphrates and the Karkheh (“Gihon” of the Biblical story). In the early classical times, Karun was known as the Pasitigris, which may be pointing etymologically to the source of the Biblical name, Pishon”.
Recent WikiLeaks data has acknowledged that the savage Iranian regime in cooperation with QBC which is owned by a Qatari prince have destroyed this ancient river and the city of Ahwaz. The largest river by discharge in Iran, the Karun river’s watershed covered 65,230 square kilometers (25,190 sq mi) in parts of two Iranian provinces.
The river had an average discharge of 575 cubic metres per second (20,300 cu ft/s). Karun has been an important route for the transport of petroleum to the Persian Gulf, and was an important commercial waterway. But now, the Karun River has been destroyed. There are many dams on the Karun River: Gotvand Dam, Masjed Soleyman Dam, Karun-1, Karun-3, Karun-2, Karun-4, Karun-5, etc.
These irresponsible dams created by QBC and Iranian building companies on the Karun have had a significant effect on the river and the ecology of the river, and have required the relocation of thousands of residents. A leaked Iranian data has made it clear that the Iranian regime has destroyed both Karun river and Karun basin.
Formerly in 2010, the regime in cooperation with QBC started to export the fertile soil of Karun basin and Ahwaz to Qatar. In 2010, the Iranian media reported: “We have started to export soil to Qatar. Most of the Qatari land , is a desert and has no fertile soil, so we try to export Iran’s soil there” Some environmental activists said: “It’s a great environmental disaster. On the other hand, the fertile soil is very important for a dry country as Iran, but these regime destroy the environment and exported the soil to Qatar, a small country that plunders the oil and gas resources.”
The Karun’s tragedy is another great disaster in the Mullah era. The Iranian Regime together witn qatar building company are certainly the enemy of the environment. It’s worth mentioning that the Ahwazi people formed a human chain on the past few weeks to protest against the regime's plans to divert water from the Karun river to central Iran.
This immoral move would deprive the city of drinking water, and increase illness and air pollution - already occurring in the Ahwaz due to the low river level. Qatar’s building company has aided the regime to progress such immoral policy. Whilst a Chinese company refused to join that project due to humanitarian crisis, a Qatari prince joined and created dams in February 2005, 2009, and 2014 in Ahwaz, south Iran.
The leaked document shows that the Chinese officials are beginning to admit to problems at Ahwaz’s dams, but little has been said about the safety of the other dams. Dam safety” was among the most off-mentioned words by the Qatari experts.
“Safety comes first,” insisted Shu cheng chines expertise.
“Dam safety should always be put first in the construction of hydro dams. We should not be the people who are condemned by history, feeling ashamed and regretful for what we have done to the motherland of others and to Ahwazi people.” QBC and the Iranian regime are hold responsible for the poorly constructed dams and those that have become dangerous after years of neglect are like ticking time bombs.
Note Qatar Building Company (QBC) is a privately-owned, world-class "Grade A" enterprise with three divisions: civil engineering, materials production and construction equipment. Established in 1971 and headquartered in Doha, Qatar, the company serves government agencies. QBC state that they are a trusted choice for infrastructure projects of any size and complexity, including buildings, pipeline & tanks, drainage networks, water networks & reservoirs, earthworks, road/highway/airfield pavement, related traffic safety works, micro-tunneling, horizontal directional drilling, and special construction. We have played major roles in the nation’s most prestigious projects, including Development of Airport Road, the Doha Expressway/D-Ring Interchange, Msheireb Downtown Doha, Energy City, Cultural City, Education City, Lusail City, and dozens more.