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Copperfield

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Copperfield completed
Copperfield completed

Particulars

Owner: Kidston Gold Mines Ltd.

Designer: Gutteridge Haskins & Davey

Contractor: Hornibrook

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Height: 40 metres

Length: 340 metres

Volume of RCC: 140 m3x103

Total volume: 156 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/83 (December 1983)

Start of RCC: 05/84 (May 1984)

End of RCC: 09/84 (September 1984)

End of Project: 09/84 (September 1984)

Country: Australia

River: Copperfield

DMS Co-ordinates: 19˚02'05.2"S, 144˚07'13.52"E

DD Co-ordinates: -19.034779, 144.120422

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork

Downstream

SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
0.90Unformed face of RCC

Spillway

SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
30Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)