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Loyalty Road flood retarding basin

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Loyalty Road flood retarding basin completed
Loyalty Road flood retarding basin completed

Particulars

Owner: Upper Parramatta River Catchment Trust

Designer: New South Wales Public Works Department

Contractor: White Construction (NSW) Ltd.

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

Reservoir capacity: unknown

Height: 30 metres

Length: 111 metres

Volume of RCC: 20 m3x103

Total volume: 22 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/95 (June 1995)

Start of RCC: 12/95 (December 1995)

End of RCC: 04/96 (April 1996)

End of Project: 08/96 (August 1996)

Country: Australia

River: Darling Mills Creek

DMS Co-ordinates: 33˚46'32.62"S, 151˚00'18.84"E

DD Co-ordinates: -33.775726, 151.005234

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels

Downstream

SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete panels

Spillway

SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete panels

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag