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El Chaparral

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Particulars

Owner: Comisión Ejecutiva Hidroeléctrica del Rio Lempa (CEL)

Designer: Intertechne Consultores Associados

Contractor: Astaldi (contract terminated) and Cartelone (Argentina)

Statistics

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

Reservoir capacity: unknown

Height: 88 metres

Length: 321 metres

Volume of RCC: 375 m3x103

Total volume: 450 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: /09 ( 2009)

Start of RCC: /18 ( 2018)

End of RCC: /19 ( 2019)

End of Project: 07/20 (July 2020)

Country: El Salvador

River: Torola

DMS Co-ordinates: 13˚51'58"N, 88˚21'10"W

DD Co-ordinates: 13.866111, -88.352776

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
 RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Downstream

SlopeType
 RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
 RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -