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Qedusizi - formerly Mount Pleasant

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Qedusizi - formerly Mount Pleasant completed
Qedusizi - formerly Mount Pleasant completed

Particulars

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Designer: Department of Water Affairs & Forestry

Contractor: Department of Water Affairs & Forestry

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

Reservoir capacity: 128 m3x106

Height: 28 metres

Length: 490 metres

Volume of RCC: 78 m3x103

Total volume: 156 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/94 (April 1994)

Start of RCC: 03/95 (March 1995)

End of RCC: 08/97 (August 1997)

End of Project: 03/98 (March 1998)

Country: South Africa

River: Klip

DMS Co-ordinates: 28˚32'30.97"S, 29˚44'41.08"E

DD Co-ordinates: -28.541937, 29.744743

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork

Downstream

SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
46
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
108Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag