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Dona Francisca

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Dona Francisca completed
Dona Francisca completed

Particulars

Owner: Dona Francisca Energértica SA

Designer: Engevix/Magna

Contractor: IVAI- Engenharia de Obras SA

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

Reservoir capacity: 335 m3x106

Height: 63 metres

Length: 670 metres

Volume of RCC: 485 m3x103

Total volume: 503 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/98 (August 1998)

Start of RCC: 06/99 (June 1999)

End of RCC: 10/00 (October 2000)

End of Project: 12/00 (December 2000)

Country: Brazil

River: Jacuí

DMS Co-ordinates: 29˚27'01.74"S, 53˚17'6.32"W

DD Co-ordinates: -29.450483, -53.285088

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork

Downstream

SlopeType
 RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)