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Castanhão

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Castanhão completed
Castanhão completed

Particulars

Owner: DNOCS/Minas Gerais

Designer: CEC

Contractor: unknown

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation / Recreation / Water Supply

Reservoir capacity: 800 m3x106

Height: 85 metres

Length: 668 metres

Volume of RCC: 890 m3x103

Total volume: 1030 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/99 (October 1999)

Start of RCC: /00 ( 2000)

End of RCC: 12/01 (December 2001)

End of Project: /02 ( 2002)

Country: Brazil

River: Congonhas

DMS Co-ordinates: 5˚29'50.17""S, 38˚26'48.93"W

DD Co-ordinates: -5.497270, -38.446926

Facings

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Downstream

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Spillway

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Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

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