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Concepción

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Particulars

Owner: Servicio Autonomo Nacional Acueductos y Acantarillados (SANAA)

Designer: Consortium of Servizi Techici Internazionali (I.T.S.) S.p.A and C.Lotti & Associati S.p.A ) (CONC.I.L.)

Contractor: Astaldi S.p.A.

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

Reservoir capacity: 35 m3x106

Height: 68 metres

Length: 694 metres

Volume of RCC: 270 m3x103

Total volume: 290 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/88 (December 1988)

Start of RCC: 12/89 (December 1989)

End of RCC: 06/90 (June 1990)

End of Project: 08/90 (August 1990)

Country: Honduras

River: Concepción

DMS Co-ordinates: 13˚59'22.96"N, 87˚15'46.90"W

DD Co-ordinates: 13.989711, -87.263031

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
0.075Traditional concrete against formwork with external geomembrane

Downstream

SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)