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Nacaome

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Nacaome completed
Nacaome completed

Particulars

Owner: Secretaria de Recursos Naturales

Designer: Consortium of Servizi Techici Internazionali (I.T.S.) S.p.A and C. Lotti & Associati S.p.A (CONC.I.L.)

Contractor: Astaldi S.p.A.

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

Reservoir capacity: 42 m3x106

Height: 54 metres

Length: 320 metres

Volume of RCC: 250 m3x103

Total volume: 300 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/93 (June 1993)

Start of RCC: 08/94 (August 1994)

End of RCC: /95 ( 1995)

End of Project: /95 ( 1995)

Country: Honduras

River: Rio Grande Nacaome

DMS Co-ordinates: 13˚41'20.79"N, 87˚21'46.14"W

DD Co-ordinates: 13.689108, -87.362816

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
0.15Traditional concrete against formwork with external geomembrane

Downstream

SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
21Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)