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Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation Recommendations for Safety Clearance

Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has awarded Leighton Contracting Qatar, a subsidiary of Australias HLG, the contract to carry out the work at Al Duhail and Umm Qarn reservoir and pumping stations. Qatar will build nine six million gallon reservoirs and one 25 million gallon reservoir. (photo f rom bigprojectme.com)

Minimum Safety Clearance of Pipelines from Electrical

Minimum Safety Clearance of Pipelines from Electrical Tower


Service Water Line (to cross below EHV cable level) Sewerage Mains (to cross below EHV cable level) Drainage Mains (to cross below EHV cable level) Gas pipes Telephone lines LV / 11kV cables Vert ical Clearance (Min) 0.5 Meter

1.0 Meter

0.5 Meter

0.6 Meter 0.5 Meter 0.5 Meter

Safety Clearance for Excavation of Land


Volt age kV 380/220V 20KV 63KV 132KV 230KV and above Min. Dist ance 0.5 Meter 2 Meter 7 Meter 10 Meter 20 Meter

Distance between underground power cables to wall of gas pipelines in parallel routes
Volt age kV Min. Horizont al Dist ance Min. Vert ical Dist ance

380/220V 20KV 63KV

1 Meter 2 Meter 3 Meter

0.5 Meter 1 Meter 1.5 Meter

(B) Outside of Towns


Distance between T owers foundation to Pipeline in parallel and intersections
Volt age KV Min. Dist ance in Parallel Rout e (Up t o 5 Km) 20 Meter 30 Meter 40 Meter 50 Meter 60 Meter Min. Dist ance in Parallel Rout e (Above 5 Km) 30 Meter 40 Meter 50 Meter 60 Meter 60 Meter

20KV 63KV 132KV 230KV 400KV

Distance between overhead lines to gas pipelines at intersections


Volt age KV 20KV 63KV 132KV 230KV Min. Dist ance 8 Meter 9 Meter 10 Meter 11 Meter

400KV

12 Meter

Distance between T owers foundations to gas pipelines at intersections


Volt age KV 20KV 63KV and higher Min. Dist ance 20 Meter 30 Meter

Right Of Way (R.O.W) From Roads


Highway High Way: (38 meter from one side of Central Line of Highway) First Class State Road=(22.5 meter from one side of Central Line of Highway) Second Class State Road=(17.5 meter from one side of Central Line of Highway) Third Class State Road =(12.5 meter from one side of Central Line of Highway) Forth Class State Road=(7.5 meter from one side of Central Line of Highway) Dist ance 76 Meter

45 Meter

35 Meter

25 Meter

15 Meter

General Electrical Safety Clearance


Volt age KV Descript ion Dist ance

Up t o 11 KV

At points where the lines cross roads or railways Parallel to the roads Lines cross totally desert regions where no traffic is possible All Location

Min 6 Meter Height

Up t o 11 KV Up t o 11 KV

Min 5.5 Meter Height Min 5.5 Meter Height

20 KV t o 66 KV Up t o 11 KV

Min 6 Meter Height

Conductor Joint

No joint shall be closer than 3 meters to a point of support No tension joints shall be used unless specially approved.

33 KV & 66 KV

Conductor Joint

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