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Picachos

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Picachos completed
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Particulars

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Designer: Intertechne

Contractor: Andrade Gutierrez

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

Reservoir capacity: 322 m3x106

Height: 85 metres

Length: 256 metres

Volume of RCC: 85 m3x103

Total volume: unknown

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/07 (February 2007)

Start of RCC: 09/07 (September 2007)

End of RCC: /08 ( 2008)

End of Project: /09 ( 2009)

Country: Mexico

River: Presidio

DMS Co-ordinates: 23˚28'51.45"N, 106˚12'18.47"W

DD Co-ordinates: 23.480959, -106.205132

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalReinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
0.15Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Downstream

SlopeType
0.85Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Spillway

SlopeType
0.85Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
50
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
45Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag