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Jordão

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Jordão completed
Jordão completed

Particulars

Owner: COPEL (Companhia Paranense de Energia)

Designer: COPEL

Contractor: IVAI- Engenharia de Obras SA

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

Reservoir capacity: 110 m3x106

Height: 95 metres

Length: 550 metres

Volume of RCC: 570 m3x103

Total volume: 647 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/94 (May 1994)

Start of RCC: 01/95 (January 1995)

End of RCC: 02/96 (February 1996)

End of Project: 09/96 (September 1996)

Country: Brazil

River: Jordão

DMS Co-ordinates: 25˚38'43.65"S, 51˚57'25.61"W

DD Co-ordinates: -25.645458, -51.957115

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork

Downstream

SlopeType
0.74RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
0.74Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)