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Patuca 3

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Patuca 3 completed
Patuca 3 completed

Particulars

Owner: Empresa Nacional de Energía Eléctrica(ENEE)

Designer: Power China

Contractor: SinoHydro Co. Ltd. (11th Construction Bureau)

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

Reservoir capacity: 208 m3x106

Height: 57 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 120 m3x103

Total volume: 160 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: /12 ( 2012)

Start of RCC: /16 ( 2016)

End of RCC: 02/17 (February 2017)

End of Project: /18 ( 2018)

Country: Honduras

River: Patuca

DMS Co-ordinates: 14˚26'39.71"N, 85˚57'57.24"W

DD Co-ordinates: 14.444364, -85.965897

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against formwork

Downstream

SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Spillway

SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
81
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
81Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)