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Paxton

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Particulars

Owner: Private farmer

Designer: Haldane Kleyn & Associates

Contractor: Owner with farm labour

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Height: 17 metres

Length: 70 metres

Volume of RCC: 3 m3x103

Total volume: 3 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: /90 ( 1990)

Start of RCC: 01/91 (January 1991)

End of RCC: 12/92 (December 1992)

End of Project: /92 ( 1992)

Country: South Africa

River: Tsorwo

DMS Co-ordinates: unknown

DD Co-ordinates: unknown

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork

Downstream

SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
0.50 

Spillway

SlopeType
0.50RCC against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
150150

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)