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Cana Brava

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Cana Brava completed
Cana Brava completed

Particulars

Owner: Companhia Energética Mercosul (of the Tractebel Group)

Designer: Intertechne Consultores Associasdos

Contractor: Construtora Norberto Odebrecht S.A., Andrade Gutierrez J.V.

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

Reservoir capacity: 2300 m3x106

Height: 71 metres

Length: 510 metres

Volume of RCC: 527 m3x103

Total volume: 833 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/99 (March 1999)

Start of RCC: 02/00 (February 2000)

End of RCC: 10/01 (October 2001)

End of Project: 10/02 (October 2002)

Country: Brazil

River: Tocantins

DMS Co-ordinates: 13˚24'8.06"S, 48˚8'36.64"W

DD Co-ordinates: -13.402239, -48.143513

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork

Downstream

SlopeType
 RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
ogeeTraditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
40
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag