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Castro Alves

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Castro Alves completed
Castro Alves completed

Particulars

Owner: CERAN (Companhia Energética Rio das Antas)

Designer: Engevix Engenharia and CCCC

Contractor: unknown

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

Reservoir capacity: 92 m3x106

Height: 45 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 240 m3x103

Total volume: 322 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: /05 ( 2005)

Start of RCC: /06 ( 2006)

End of RCC: /07 ( 2007)

End of Project: 02/08 (February 2008)

Country: Brazil

River: Das Antas

DMS Co-ordinates: 29˚0'19.95"S, 51˚23'3.39"W

DD Co-ordinates: -29.005543, -51.384277

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
Vertical 

Downstream

SlopeType
1.30 

Spillway

SlopeType
1.30 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)