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Amata

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Amata completed
Amata completed

Particulars

Owner: CFE (Comisión Federal de Electricidad)

Designer: Comisión Federal de Electricidad

Contractor: Desarrollo Canoras/Inmobiliaria Canoras JV

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

Reservoir capacity: 14 m3x106

Height: 30 metres

Length: 218 metres

Volume of RCC: 42 m3x103

Total volume: 60 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/03 (November 2003)

Start of RCC: 11/04 (November 2004)

End of RCC: 04/05 (April 2005)

End of Project: 06/05 (June 2005)

Country: Mexico

River: San Lorenzo

DMS Co-ordinates: 24˚30'39.73"N, 106˚55'29.76"W

DD Co-ordinates: 24.511036, -106.924934

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
1.00 

Downstream

SlopeType
1.00RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
1.00Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
120
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -