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Meander

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Meander completed
Meander completed

Particulars

Owner: Rivers and Water Supply Commission, Tasmania

Designer: Hydro Tasmania Consulting

Contractor: McConnell Dowell Constructors, Australia

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

Reservoir capacity: 43 m3x106

Height: 47 metres

Length: 180 metres

Volume of RCC: 85 m3x103

Total volume: 85 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/06 (January 2006)

Start of RCC: 01/07 (January 2007)

End of RCC: 08/07 (August 2007)

End of Project: 12/07 (December 2007)

Country: Australia

River: Meander

DMS Co-ordinates: 41˚41'30.12"S, 146˚37'13.66"E

DD Co-ordinates: -41.691700, 146.620468

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork with external geomembrane

Downstream

SlopeType
0.70RCC against precast concrete blocks

Spillway

SlopeType
0.70RCC against precast concrete blocks

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -