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Flag Boshielo - formerly Arabie

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Flag Boshielo - formerly Arabie completed
Flag Boshielo - formerly Arabie completed

Particulars

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Designer: Theron, Prinsloo & van Tonder

Contractor: LTA Construction

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

Reservoir capacity: 104 m3x106

Height: 36 metres

Length: 455 metres

Volume of RCC: 101 m3x103

Total volume: 142 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/85 (September 1985)

Start of RCC: 03/86 (March 1986)

End of RCC: 11/86 (November 1986)

End of Project: 07/87 (July 1987)

Country: South Africa

River: Olifants

DMS Co-ordinates: 24˚46'50.19"S, 29˚25'32.89"E

DD Co-ordinates: -24.780607, 29.425802

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork

Downstream

SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
36
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
74Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag