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La Touche Poupard

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La Touche Poupard completed
La Touche Poupard completed

Particulars

Owner: CAEDS

Designer: Coyne & Bellier

Contractor: Bec Frères SA

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Height: 36 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 34 m3x103

Total volume: 46 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/93 (August 1993)

Start of RCC: 04/94 (April 1994)

End of RCC: 08/94 (August 1994)

End of Project: 12/94 (December 1994)

Country: France

River: Chambon

DMS Co-ordinates: 46˚27'35.43"N, 0˚12'9.25"W

DD Co-ordinates: 46.459843, -0.202569

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork

Downstream

SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
115ROLAC (mixture of flyash and slag with or without limestone fines)