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Pangue

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Pangue completed
Pangue completed

Particulars

Owner: Empresa Electrica Pangue SA

Designer: INGENDESA

Contractor: Dragados y Construcciones S.A. - GTMI J.V.

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

Reservoir capacity: 175 m3x106

Height: 113 metres

Length: 410 metres

Volume of RCC: 670 m3x103

Total volume: 740 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/92 (January 1992)

Start of RCC: 01/95 (January 1995)

End of RCC: 02/96 (February 1996)

End of Project: 12/96 (December 1996)

Country: Chile

River: Bio-Bio

DMS Co-ordinates: 37˚54'37.8"S, 71˚36'42.12"W

DD Co-ordinates: -37.910500, -71.611702

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork

Downstream

SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)