Water supply of Heraklion and Agios Nikolaos from the Aposelemis Dam – Reinforcement works in the Aposelemi Dam reservoir from the Lassithi Plateau

Peania, Tuesday 08 May 2012

INTRAKAT recently signed a contract with the Ministry of Infrastructures, Transportations and Networks for the project “Water supply of Heraklion and Agios Nikolaos from Aposelemis Dam – Reinforcement works of Aposelemi Dam reservoir from Lassithi Plateau”, of total budget 38,14 million euro.

The construction of the project involves the reinforcement of the Aposelemi Dam reservoir from the Lassithi Plateau and includes the underground setting of part of the pipeline with the construction of a tunnel of 3,5 km approx., using TBM (tunnel boring machine) method.

In particular the project includes:

  • Plateau’s water diversion works (sinkholes isolation, afferent ditches, water intake works).
  • Construction of tunnel from Lassithi Plateau to Aposelemis reservoir, with a total horizontal length of approximately 3.5 km, including water input works to the tunnel at Plateau. Tunnel inclination approximately 15%.
  • Downstream works for the Plateau’s tunnel water outlet (penstock length 3.5 km), electromechanical installations for lighting, gates, energy destruction etc
  • Aposelemis torrent settlement from the energy destruction area  to Aposelemis reservoir and technical works for viaducts.

The project construction period is 32 months from the signing of the contract.


About Intrakat
INTRAKAT was founded in 1987 and is a member of the INTRACOM HOLDINGS Group of companies.  It has been listed on the Athens Stock Exchange since 2001 and is classified in the Register of Contractor Companies as a holder of a seventh class contractor’s certificate.  In 2005 it merged with Intramet, a steel construction company.  Backed by its lengthy experience, INTRAKAT executes high technology, specialized projects in the technical area (construction – infrastructure) and in the areas of the environment, renewable energy sources, technology and telecommunications infrastructures, energy, industrial plants, metal constructions, real estate development and natural gas in Greece and abroad.  The Intrakat Group employs 399 persons.

Contact person
Ioanna Papavasiliou, Intrakat Communications Department
T: 21–06674346  E: ipapav@intrakat.gr   Web: www.intrakat.com