Achajur Water Supply Pipeline Mapping

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Achajur Water Supply Pipeline Mapping
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Project Type(s): Project Sector(s): Water sanitation Water sanitation.gif
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Community Name: Achajur
Region: Tavush
Country: Armenia
Volunteer(s) Name: William Dickinson
Volunteer(s) Homestate: Virginia
Volunteer(s) Home city: Alexandria
Counterpart's Name: Curt Von Boguslawski
Affiliate organization: World Vision
Year of project approval: 2005
Project located: yes
Projects started in Armenia 2005 (5).
Achajur Water Supply Pipeline Mapping, Building sustainable livihoods in Tavush marze, Charentsavan Business Education and Resource Center, Sisian Business Information and Consulting Center, Tavush GIS Project
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Other Projects in Armenia (13).
Achajur Water Supply Pipeline Mapping, Bridge of Hope Computer Education Center, Building sustainable livihoods in Tavush marze, Business Education, Charentsavan Business Education and Resource Center, Community Sports Facility, English Lab Modernization, Gymnasium Restoration Project, Ijevan Bridge of Hope, Secondary School Gymnasium Renovation, Sisian Business Information and Consulting Center, Tavush GIS Project
State Flag of Virginia.svgOther Projects by Volunteers from Virginia (28).
Abomey Secondary School Renovation and Addition, Achajur Water Supply Pipeline Mapping, Assomada Solar Desalination Project, Ballin' in Benin, Mike Bouchard, Building sustainable livihoods in Tavush marze, Community Pre-school and Library, Will Dickinson, Elementary School Improvement, English Language Summer Camp, English Resource Center (Kazakhstan), Volunteers who served in Russia, Russia volunteers, Family Training Center, Feghana Nurses Technical and Non-Formal Education Trainings … further results
Other Independent Projects by Volunteers (13).
Water sanitation.gifOther Water sanitation Projects by Volunteers (3).
Achajur Water Supply Pipeline Mapping, Assomada Solar Desalination Project, Water Pump Replacement Belize
Environment.gifOther Environment Projects by Volunteers (125).
Achajur Water Supply Pipeline Mapping, Desol, Outdoor Ambassadors Summer Program, Training and Environmental Education for the Guides and Students of Alfkoara and W National Park, Uzhgorod Sheltered Workshop, Vinnitsia Clean City Project
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Info about the Achajur Water Supply Pipeline Mapping



Contents

[edit] Achajur Maps

A practical Application of the Training Acquired during Tavush GIS Project in 2005.

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Village Engineer’s drawing of the Achajur Irrigation supply system.

 

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Soviet topo map of Achajur with highly detail, though often incorrect information.

 

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
1:100,000 Soviet Topographical Map of Achajur, Simpler with little correction needed.
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Achajur Land stat image, color coded to show the types of vegetation and land use/ land cover.
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
1:100,000 scale map with shade provided by DEM (Digital Elevation Model).

 

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
1:100,000 Scale map with overlay of 1:50,000 scale map.

 

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Map of the layout of the fields and roads in the Achajur village district, the plots watered.

 

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Several layers overlaid with the waypoints of the locations of the pipe valves labeled.
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Geo-positioned map created in AutoCAD with waypoint Info and elevation info.
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
3-D perceptive view from the south toward Achajur with the main road framework.
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
3-D perceptive Track lines from driving and walking around the village.
 

[edit] Graphs with High Points based on GPS waypoints

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Fall based on initial hand drawn community proposal.
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Fall based on GPS measured revised proposal.


[edit] March 2005 Photos

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Site before Dam construction (March 05).

 

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Pipes delivery for project (March 05).

 

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
BSLT project coordinator Nichole during pipe delivery (March 05).

 

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Evacuation pipeline. Pipeline is buried for over a kilometer. (March 05).

 

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Trench has a T for pipes running into the fields  (March 05).

 


[edit] June 2005 Photos

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Delivery of pipes near Dam site (June 05).

   

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Excavator assisting in the positioning of the pipeline (June 05).


Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Welding of the pipes (June 05).
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Pipes on the side of the road, awaiting ditch excavation (June 05).
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Fields and housing that will be assisted through project (June 05).


[edit] July 2005 Photos

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
1930s era Hyrostation near the Azerbaijan border Pump Station for fields around Achajur (July 05).


Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Pump and generators (July 05).
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
New Stadium built in Achajur (July 05).

[edit] August 2005 Photos

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Diversion while foundation of spill dam is setting (August 05).
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Dry steam bed  (August 05).
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
A typical value and coated pipe before being buried (August 05).
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Pipes supported on false work before being buried (August 05).
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Town of Achajur in the back road of ditch for one of the pipe lines (August 05).
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Pump Station for fields around Achajur (August 05).
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Broken and Cannibalized piping systems (August 05).
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Working with Community Engineers (August 05).
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Pumps at pump house at the base of the field are no longer operating because of age, poor construction quality and lack of cheap plentiful electricity(August 05).
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Examining the old pump stations with community engineer (August 05).

[edit] September 2005 Photos

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Dam site for inlets for Fields Inlet to main pipe (September 05).

 

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Structure under construction (September 05).

 

 

[edit] October 2005 Photos

 

 
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Spill dam after a heavy rain, with air bleed in on the pipe (Oct 05)

 

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Taking measurements for a drawing of the dam and the spill way, overflow gate, and sediment basin? (Oct 05)

 

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Walking trackline for the piping. (Oct 05)

 

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Trying to get a measurement for the high point in the system. (Oct 05)

 

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
“Y” joint for 150mm pipe. (Oct 05)
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Village Engineer walking the fields during the evaluation (Oct 05)


Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Partly buried valves and pipes near the grape fields, with Armen and village engineer. (Oct 05)
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Old irrigation lines in the grape fields, some can be reused. (Oct 05)

 

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
New pipeline bypassing the pump house. (Oct 05)
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
219mm pipe and valve continuing to the pump house. (Oct 05)

   

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
“T” 150 mm off of main line. (Oct 05)
Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Inspection the high point on the pipeline for remeasuring. (Oct 05)

 

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Typical 150mm “T” to some of the grape fields. (Oct 05)

 

Armenia GIS Tavush Achajur 2005
Using the GPS device in the car to experiment with establishing track lines on the roads.(Oct 05)
 

   

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