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Ponto Novo

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Ponto Novo completed
Ponto Novo completed

Particulars

Owner: CERB (Companhia de Engenharia Rural da Bahia)

Designer: Higesa-Consultoria e Projetos

Contractor: Odebrecht

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

Reservoir capacity: 39 m3x106

Height: 32 metres

Length: 266 metres

Volume of RCC: 90 m3x103

Total volume: 105 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/98 (May 1998)

Start of RCC: 07/98 (July 1998)

End of RCC: 12/99 (December 1999)

End of Project: 02/00 (February 2000)

Country: Brazil

River: Itapicuru-açu

DMS Co-ordinates: 10˚51'12.72"S, 40˚10'16.40"W

DD Co-ordinates: -10.853533, -40.171223

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork

Downstream

SlopeType
 RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)