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Pinalito

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Pinalito completed
Pinalito completed

Particulars

Owner: Corporacion de Empresas de Energia Electrica (CDEEE), Unidad Ejecutora Proyecto Pinalito (UEPP)

Designer: PCE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contractor: Constructora Norberto Odebrecht, Brazil

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Height: 52 metres

Length: 210 metres

Volume of RCC: 73 m3x103

Total volume: 100 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/04 (September 2004)

Start of RCC: 11/05 (November 2005)

End of RCC: 03/07 (March 2007)

End of Project: /08 ( 2008)

Country: Dominican Republic

River: Tireo

DMS Co-ordinates: 18˚54'59.05"N, 70˚37'32.53"W

DD Co-ordinates: 18.916403, -70.625702

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork

Downstream

SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete 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)
98
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
8Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)