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Showkah

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Showkah completed
Showkah completed

Particulars

Owner: Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

Designer: Moroccan Hydraulic Administration/INGEMA

Contractor: unknown

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge / Irrigation

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Height: 24 metres

Length: 105 metres

Volume of RCC: 18 m3x103

Total volume: 20 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: /00 ( 2000)

Start of RCC: 08/01 (August 2001)

End of RCC: 10/01 (October 2001)

End of Project: /01 ( 2001)

Country: UAE

River: unknown

DMS Co-ordinates: 25˚02'0.03"N, 56˚01'14.33"E

DD Co-ordinates: 25.033342, 56.020645

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
0.10Reinforced conventional concrete cast before RCC placement

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)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -