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Riou

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Riou completed
Riou completed

Particulars

Owner: Electricité de France

Designer: Electricité de France

Contractor: Ballot BTP

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation / Recreation

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Height: 26 metres

Length: 308 metres

Volume of RCC: 41 m3x103

Total volume: 46 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/90 (January 1990)

Start of RCC: 06/90 (June 1990)

End of RCC: 07/90 (July 1990)

End of Project: 03/91 (March 1991)

Country: France

River: Riou

DMS Co-ordinates: unknown

DD Co-ordinates: unknown

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork with external geomembrane

Downstream

SlopeType
0.60Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
0.60Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120ROLAC (mixture of flyash and slag with or without limestone fines)