Name: Samad Mehrvand
Professional Title: Director of Water Resources Department and technical manager
Education and qualifications: Master's degree in water civil engineering from Sharif University of Technology
History of the year: 1994
Direct Phone: +9821-44125997

This department consists of 5 groups with the following job descriptions:

Dam and power plant group


Supervision, research and design of dam and power plant structural services
Structural Placement
Concrete structures include high storage dams for water supply, delay dams, sediment traps, etc.
Deviant Clauses
Overflow of high and short dams
Power plant structure and building
Structural failure calculations of dams and non-operating defenses
Small and large watershed and river structures (checkdam, dry chin, gabion, stone and mortar, dike, epi, rip-rap seat, etc.)

Water resources and environmental pollution group


Monitoring, research and design on water resources services, meteorology, wells, canals and environmental pollution and lakes
Hydrological and hydraulic positioning and dimensions of water-soil structures, long and short dams
Use of radar, GIS and RS technology and hydroinformatics in numerical models of water and environment
Modeling the flow and pollution of underground water, river, catchment and natural lakes and dam reservoirs
Long-term forecasting based on the concepts of coupled atmosphere, earth, ocean with hydrological systems
Water resource planning based on new concepts of system stability and integrity (comfort function)
Integrated management and planning of water resources with eco-hydro systems
Modeling (simulation and optimization) of natural hydrosystems and man-made structures
Determining the optimal sizes of transmission and storage structures based on water needs, population growth and the rate of needs
Management of natural and man-made disasters including flood, drought, tsunami, storm, dam failure, chasing, etc.
Management of water scarcity and growing needs based on sustainable development and exploitation of water and land resources
Root and tide studies and stratification of the interaction of freshwater and saltwater lakes
Stochastic prediction of hydrometeorological and hydrological components
Calculations of monitoring and calibration of surface balance, underground water and the whole system with tracking and modeling
Quantitative-qualitative interaction studies of the river with other water sources and the environment
Quantitative-qualitative monitoring of water resources and environment

Department of River and Watershed Engineering


Supervision, research and design of river and watershed engineering services
Hydraulic-hydrological design, placement and dimensions of watershed structures and river engineering based on experimental relationships and basin modeling
Integrated watershed management based on new concepts of sustainable development and food security
Management and regional planning of watersheds
Flood forecasting and control
Erosion and sediment control, snow and avalanche control
Artificial feeding of groundwater aquifers to control land subsidence and seasonal floods
Extraction and management of non-conventional water resources to regulate the flow of the system (snow, dew, Negarim, microcatchment, etc.)
River engineering (hydraulics, morphology, ecohydrology, geomorphodynamics, sedimentation, zoning, design of flood warning systems, harvesting of water sources, etc.)
River organization (banking and beach restoration, fishing development, facility protection, environmental improvement and pollution, dredging, etc.)
Study and design of quantitative-qualitative monitoring of river systems and watersheds and rural flood warning systems
Dam hydraulic failure calculations, crisis management and emergency plan (EAP)

Urban flood group


Supervision, research and design of urban runoff collection services
Meteorological calculations and urban precipitation (IDF, DAD, TDP)
Rainfall-runoff modeling of channel flow and Roseminy
Modeling of pollution transfer and runoff deposition
Quantitative-qualitative interaction modeling of urban water resources and groundwater
Design of urban flood forecasting systems
Urban flood management based on new methods of BMPs
Comprehensive studies of combined and separate systems for collecting runoff and wastewater
Land management and preparation for urban and suburban watershed management
Design of quantitative-qualitative monitoring and urban flood warning systems
Using natural and artificial tracers to understand and develop quantitative rainfall-runoff models

Geotechnical and hydroelectromechanical group


Supervision, research and design of geotechnical and hydro-electromechanical services
Precision tools for earthen and concrete dams
Lower valves, electric catchment and ecological power plant
Pressure systems, penstocks, turbines and generators
Complementary design of the power plant building including switchboard, GIS post, network distribution
Excavation, nailing, piling, injection and tunneling
Saturating foundations and sealing foundations and anchoring structures
Structural design of earthen dams (body and foundation)
Geology and loan resources