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Assignment Name: Design & supervision of Water Collection System Using Permeable Pipe under River Bed.


Location within the Country:Dinajpur and Panchaghar District


Professional Staff Provided by our Company:


No. of Staff: 5

No. of Person-Months: 9


Name of the Client:Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) financed by Japan International Co-operation agency (JICA)

Start Date (Month/Year):


December, 2001

Completion Date: (Month/Year):


Feb. 2002

Approx. Value of Services:


Tk. 1.5 million

Name of Associated Firms, if any:



No. of Person-Months of Professional Staff Provided by the Associated Firms:Nil


Name of Senior Staff (Project Director/Coordinator, Team Leader) Involved and functions performed:


Mesbahuddin Ahmed†††††††††† -††††††† Water Resource Specialist/Team Leader

Md. Rezaur Rahman Khan††† -††††††† Senior Planning Engineer/Design Engineer

Md. Alam Miah††††††††††††††††††† -††††††† Senior Hydrologist/Ground Water Engineer


Narrative Description of the Project:


Bangladesh Water Development Board installed many low lift pump (LLP) for irrigation in North Western Region of Bangladesh along the river Koratoa, Atrai-Punarbhaba-Deepa Kanta, etc. In course of time many of these LLP schemes were abandoned due to shifting of river course and non-availability of water. Low Lift Pump Irrigation Block No. 4, 5 and 8 under 60 Electrical Low Lift Pump located in the district of Panchaghar and Dinajpur District in the right bank of the river Atrai is included in the present study. Due to shifting of the thalweg time of the river, supply of irrigation water in LLP Block No. 4 is suspended from 1998. Major components of the scheme are as follows:


-          Collection of water through permeable pipe buried into river bed

-          Water to be collected at some well tank/sump whichever is suitable

-          Water to be pumped for irrigation to nearby area.††


Description of Actual Services Provided by our company:


Detailed study and design for collecting water from under river bed through horizontal permeable pipe and thereby to supply water for irrigation through Low Lift Pump.



Firmís Name: Design Planning & Management Consultants Ltd.