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Cova da Mandioca

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Particulars

Owner: CODEVASF (Companhia de Desenvolvimento dos Vales do Sao Francisco do Parnaiba)

Designer: unknown

Contractor: unknown

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

Reservoir capacity: 126 m3x106

Height: 32 metres

Length: 360 metres

Volume of RCC: 75 m3x103

Total volume: 79 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/93 (January 1993)

Start of RCC: 09/93 (September 1993)

End of RCC: 12/94 (December 1994)

End of Project: 12/94 (December 1994)

Country: Brazil

River: Cova da Mandioca

DMS Co-ordinates: 14˚46'03.63"S, 42˚47'44.29"W

DD Co-ordinates: -14.767675, -42.795635

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork

Downstream

SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16No pozzolan used  -