Irrigation Infrastructure

Dessau S&Z, has participated in about 100 water infrastructure projects for energy and irrigation on a national scale (+500 km in canals and tunnels and +400 hm3 in dams). Likewise, the company conducts comprehensive programs implementing systems of drip irrigated infrastructure, reservoirs and transmission and distribution networks. The technical team has extensive experience in advisory services, technical assistance, management and supervision from the pre-investment phases until the completion of the project.

Line of Services


  • Project evaluation
  • Planning studies
  • Pre-investment studies at profile level
  • Pre-investment studies at feasibility level
  • Definitive studies
  • Technical records (tender documents)
  • Executive designs
  • Due Diligence
  • Development of private initiatives

Technical assistance

  • Technical advisory services in the development of studies, construction and operation of facilities
  • Advisory services for the request of operation rights, if applicable
  • Data processing services

Supervision and Project Management

  • Consultancy during bidding and contracting works
  • Supervision of studies
  • Supervision of detailed engineering
  • Construction supervision
  • Technical inspection of projects
  • Technical audits and surveys
  • Commissioning and testing

Hydrological studies

  • Crops´ hydrological requirements
  • Water supply analysis
  • Water quality analysis
  • Hydrological balance for resource optimization
  • Simulation of operation for irrigation reservoirs
  • Drainage studies
  • Drought studies
  • Projects with technified irrigation schemes
  • Environmental impact studies
  • Climate change effects studies on irrigation management