Uma Oya Multipurpose Project was Awarded Certificate of Appreciation as the Finalist by ITA
According to the International Tunneling and Underground Space Association (ITA), Uma oya Multipurpose Project was among the four finalists selected for the € 50 million to € 500 million project in 2020.
According to Public Relations of Farab Co., the International Tunneling and Underground Space Association (ITA), evaluated 54 volunteer projects in 8 sections, which Uma oya multipurpose project in Sri Lanka, contracted by Farab Co, was among the four finally selected projects in the € 50 million to € 500 million project category in 2020.
Project evaluation is based the four indicators such as project operation volumes, safety principles, the role of the project in overcoming problems and reducing pollution and environmental protection, and the specific achievements and innovations of the project.
Uma oya Multipurpose Project is located in southeastern Sri Lanka, 200 km from the capital, and includes two dams, a 120 MW underground Hydro Power Plant, 28 km of water and access tunnels, and 3 vertical shafts.
Farab Co. is the EPC Contractor of Uma oya Multipurpose Project, which is one of the largest projects for exporting technical and engineering services among Iranian companies.
ITA Founded in 1974 by the initiative of nineteen Nations, the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) which aims are: to encourage the use of the subsurface for the benefit of public, environment and sustainable development and to promote advances in planning, design, construction, maintenance and safety of tunnels and underground space, by bringing together information thereon and by studying questions related thereto. Since then, ITA has considerably developed. Presently, ITA gathers 78 Member Nations and 266 Corporate or individual Affiliate Members.
The General Assembly, which met annually, resolves all questions concerning the organisation and conducts of the affairs of the Association; it shall approve the budget of receipts and expenditure, and appoint and organise all Committees of the Association; it shall decide on the admission of new adhering national Organization and of the new affiliate member.
The General Assembly is host by a Member Nation at the occasion of the yearly World Tunnel Congress.