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Gov. José Richa - formerly Salto Caxias

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Gov. José Richa - formerly Salto Caxias completed
Gov. José Richa - formerly Salto Caxias completed

Particulars

Owner: COPEL (Companhia Paranense de Energia)

Designer: Intertechne-Leme-Engevix-Estio Consortium

Contractor: DM Engenharia de Obras Ltda.

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

Reservoir capacity: 3573 m3x106

Height: 67 metres

Length: 1083 metres

Volume of RCC: 912 m3x103

Total volume: 1438 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/95 (February 1995)

Start of RCC: 01/96 (January 1996)

End of RCC: 07/98 (July 1998)

End of Project: 12/98 (December 1998)

Country: Brazil

River: Iguaçu

DMS Co-ordinates: 25˚32'33.87"S, 53˚29'27.94"W

DD Co-ordinates: -25.542742, -53.491093

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalReinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Downstream

SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
20Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)