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Al Wehdah

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Al Wehdah under construction
Al Wehdah under construction

Particulars

Owner: Jordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and Irrigation

Designer: Harza (MWH)

Contractor: Ozaltin Ins. Tic. ve San A.S.

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

Reservoir capacity: 110 m3x106

Height: 103 metres

Length: 485 metres

Volume of RCC: 1426 m3x103

Total volume: 1478 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/03 (June 2003)

Start of RCC: 02/05 (February 2005)

End of RCC: 07/06 (July 2006)

End of Project: 12/07 (December 2007)

Country: Jordan/Syria

River: Yarmouk

DMS Co-ordinates: 32˚44'2.81"N, 35˚52'19.41"E

DD Co-ordinates: 32.734116, 35.872059

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
0.60 

Downstream

SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
0.80 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
60Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
60