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La Cañada

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La Cañada completed
La Cañada completed

Particulars

Owner: Prefectura del Departamento de Santa Cruz

Designer: CES - Consulting Engineers Salzgitter GmbH

Contractor: Consorcio TST (Tauro - S&L - Tai)

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Height: 52 metres

Length: 154 metres

Volume of RCC: 72 m3x103

Total volume: 77 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/00 (August 2000)

Start of RCC: 08/01 (August 2001)

End of RCC: 02/02 (February 2002)

End of Project: 06/02 (June 2002)

Country: Bolivia

River: Comarapa

DMS Co-ordinates: 17˚56'33.67"S, 64˚34'23.96"W

DD Co-ordinates: -17.942686, -64.573318

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)

Downstream

SlopeType
0.22RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
305305

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
140
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)