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Burton Gorge

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Burton Gorge completed
Burton Gorge completed

Particulars

Owner: North Goonyella Coal Properties

Designer: Ullman and Nolan

Contractor: White Construction (NSW) Ltd.

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Height: 26 metres

Length: 285 metres

Volume of RCC: 64 m3x103

Total volume: 68 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/92 (July 1992)

Start of RCC: 09/92 (September 1992)

End of RCC: 11/92 (November 1992)

End of Project: 12/92 (December 1992)

Country: Australia

River: Isaac

DMS Co-ordinates: 21˚37'17.90"S, 148˚07'45.33"E

DD Co-ordinates: -21.621639, 148.129257

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
1.00Unformed face of RCC

Downstream

SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
1.00Unformed face of RCC

Spillway

SlopeType
0.80Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -