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Los Canchales

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Los Canchales completed
Los Canchales completed

Particulars

Owner: Confederación Hidrográfica del Guadiana

Designer: Fomento de Obras y Construcciones S.A.

Contractor: Fomento de Obras y Construcciones S.A.

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Height: 32 metres

Length: 240 metres

Volume of RCC: 25 m3x103

Total volume: 54 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/88 (May 1988)

Start of RCC: 07/88 (July 1988)

End of RCC: 11/88 (November 1988)

End of Project: 01/89 (January 1989)

Country: Spain

River: Lácara

DMS Co-ordinates: 38˚57'51.61"N, 6˚31'21.53"W

DD Co-ordinates: 38.964336, -6.522647

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork

Downstream

SlopeType
0.50RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
84
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
156Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
145