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Paradise (Burnett River)

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Paradise (Burnett River) completed
Paradise (Burnett River) completed

Particulars

Owner: Burnett Water

Designer: Hydro Tasmania/SMEC

Contractor: Walter Construction Group, Macmahon Contractors and Wagners

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation

Reservoir capacity: 300 m3x106

Height: 50 metres

Length: 940 metres

Volume of RCC: 400 m3x103

Total volume: 400 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/03 (November 2003)

Start of RCC: 06/04 (June 2004)

End of RCC: 09/05 (September 2005)

End of Project: 11/05 (November 2005)

Country: Australia

River: Burnett

DMS Co-ordinates: 25˚20'58.21"S, 151˚55'06.07"E

DD Co-ordinates: -25.349503, 151.918350

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane

Downstream

SlopeType
 RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
310310

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
63
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -