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Glen Melville

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Glen Melville completed
Glen Melville completed

Particulars

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Designer: Department of Water Affairs & Forestry

Contractor: Department of Water Affairs

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Height: 32 metres

Length: 380 metres

Volume of RCC: 66 m3x103

Total volume: 114 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/88 (February 1988)

Start of RCC: 04/89 (April 1989)

End of RCC: 12/90 (December 1990)

End of Project: 04/91 (April 1991)

Country: South Africa

River: Ecca

DMS Co-ordinates: 33˚11'43.54"S, 26˚39'17.88"E

DD Co-ordinates: -33.195427, 26.654966

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork

Downstream

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

Spillway

SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
330330

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
65Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)