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Pajarito Canyon

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Particulars

Owner: US Department of Energy (Los Alamos Lab.)/US Army Corps of Engineers

Designer: URS-Woodward-Clyde

Contractor: Sundt Construction

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Height: 36 metres

Length: 112 metres

Volume of RCC: 48 m3x103

Total volume: 48 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/00 (June 2000)

Start of RCC: 07/00 (July 2000)

End of RCC: 08/00 (August 2000)

End of Project: 09/00 (September 2000)

Country: USA

River: Pajarito

DMS Co-ordinates: 35˚51'12.71"N, 106˚17'39.87"W

DD Co-ordinates: 35.853531, -106.294411

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalRCC supported by fill shoulders

Downstream

SlopeType
1.00Unformed face of RCC

Spillway

SlopeType
conduit 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
148
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -