Irrigation System Water Service Installation

Installation of Irrigation System Water Service in Vilcanchos, Peru

CPS Peru carried out the drafting of the project for the installation of the water service for the irrigation system in Vilcanchos, Espite, San Jacinto, San Miguel, District of Vilcanchos, Province of Victor Fajardo.

The project proposed to impound 470,814 m3 of water. The water will be collected by means of a dam that will contain the water coming from rainfall and small existing streams, so that, through a system of canals, the water will be conveyed through a system of 22.72 km of pipelines to the 250 ha of farmland distributed among the farming communities of Vilcanchos, San Miguel, San Jacinto and Espite. At the same time, the construction of complementary works to the system such as intake, distribution, inspection and pressure control boxes, among others, and the projection of two 5,000 m3 reservoirs that will complement and graduate the irrigation system.

The dam will be constructed with local material, which is the most common and economical system used for these conditions and similar requirements.

Tasks performed:

  • Hydrological and Hydraulic Study.
  • Geological – Geotechnical study for soil characterization and foundation purposes.
  • Agrological Study.
  • Dam design and complementary works of art.
  • Design of the layout of the conduction channels.
  • Permitting procedures before the competent authorities in the environmental and cultural fields.

Installation of Irrigation System Water Service in Vilcanchos, Peru


Vilcanchos, Departamento de Ayacucho, Perú


Ministerio de Agricultura y Riego – Programa Subsectorial de Irrigaciones

Fecha (inicio-fin)

Abril 2015  - Febrero 2017

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