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Grindstone Canyon

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Grindstone Canyon completed
Grindstone Canyon completed

Particulars

Owner: Village of Ruidoso

Designer: Boyle Engineering

Contractor: ASI Contractors

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Height: 42 metres

Length: 432 metres

Volume of RCC: 88 m3x103

Total volume: 96 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/85 (September 1985)

Start of RCC: 05/86 (May 1986)

End of RCC: 07/86 (July 1986)

End of Project: 10/86 (October 1986)

Country: USA

River: Grindstone

DMS Co-ordinates: 33˚19'17.36"N, 105˚41'0.01"W

DD Co-ordinates: 33.321487, -105.683334

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork

Downstream

SlopeType
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)
76
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -