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Balkusan

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Particulars

Owner: Karen Energy

Designer: Hidromark Eng. Cons. Inc.

Contractor: Limak Construction Co.

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Height: 48 metres

Length: 189 metres

Volume of RCC: 60 m3x103

Total volume: 76 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: /09 ( 2009)

Start of RCC: /10 ( 2010)

End of RCC: /11 ( 2011)

End of Project: /12 ( 2012)

Country: Turkey

River: Balkusan

DMS Co-ordinates: 36˚41'59.98"N, 32˚57'37.27"E

DD Co-ordinates: 36.699993, 32.960354

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork

Downstream

SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
75
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50