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Saluda dam remediation completed
Saluda dam remediation completed

Particulars

Owner: South Carolina Electric and Gas

Designer: Paul C. Rizzo Associates

Contractor: Barnard Construction Co.

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

Reservoir capacity: 1970 m3x106

Height: 65 metres

Length: 2439 metres

Volume of RCC: 1004 m3x103

Total volume: 1410 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/02 (August 2002)

Start of RCC: 07/03 (July 2003)

End of RCC: 04/05 (April 2005)

End of Project: 07/05 (July 2005)

Country: USA

River: Saluda

DMS Co-ordinates: 34˚3'12.32"N, 81˚13'6.09"W

DD Co-ordinates: 34.053421, -81.218361

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels

Downstream

SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels

Spillway

SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
89
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
89Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)