Tush Manlu, East Azerbaijan

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Tush Manlu

Tush Manlu is located in Iran
Tush Manlu
Tush Manlu
Coordinates: 37°47′29″N 47°57′42″E / 37.79139°N 47.96167°E / 37.79139; 47.96167Coordinates: 37°47′29″N 47°57′42″E / 37.79139°N 47.96167°E / 37.79139; 47.96167
Country Iran
ProvinceEast Azerbaijan
Rural DistrictGarmeh-ye Shomali
 • Total673
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

Tush Manlu (Persian: توشمانلو‎, also Romanized as Tūsh Mānlū and Tūshmānlū)[1] is a village in Garmeh-ye Shomali Rural District, Kandovan District, Meyaneh County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 673, in 119 families.[2]

Tushmanlu offstream reservoir gravity dam[edit]


Old Tushmanlu offstream reservoir gravity dam was constructed around the village of Tushmanlu in northern part of Mianeh, East Azerbaijan early after Islamic revolution of Iran in 1357 Iranian year. Regarding the high quality of soil and water and proper weather condition, the best quality of gardens crops has persuaded farmers to develop the area of their gardens. On the other hand because of the poor design and construction of the traditional existing dam, studies of building a higher and more stable dam instead of old dam started by Pars Ray Ab Consulting Engineering Company in 1379 Iranian year.


Water Resources Development and Dam Construction General Specifications of Dam: Water transmission system: Water transmission canal with length of 6 km and capacity of 1 cms Type of dam: Earthfill dam with impervious clay core Foundation seepage control system: Plastic concrete cutoff wall Height of dam: 20 m above riverbed Spillway: Free flow spillway in right abutment Area of the gardens covered by dam reservoir: 500 ha


East Azerbaijan and Ardebil Regional Water company - East Azerbaijan Water Affairs Administration.

Project Progress[edit]

Studies of project started in 1379 and completed in 1381. Construction works of project achieved during 1381 to 1384 and the project has been under operation since the spring of 1384.


  1. ^ Tush Manlu can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3804314" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.