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Spitskop

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Spitskop completed
Spitskop completed

Particulars

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Designer: Department of Water Affairs & Forestry

Contractor: Department of Water Affairs & Forestry

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

Reservoir capacity: 61 m3x106

Height: 15 metres

Length: 100 metres

Volume of RCC: 17 m3x103

Total volume: 36 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/88 (May 1988)

Start of RCC: 09/88 (September 1988)

End of RCC: 06/89 (June 1989)

End of Project: 11/89 (November 1989)

Country: South Africa

River: Harts

DMS Co-ordinates: 28˚7'29.87"S, 24˚30'9.93"E

DD Co-ordinates: -28.124964, 24.502758

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
 RCC supported by fill shoulders

Downstream

SlopeType
0.70RCC supported by fill shoulders

Spillway

SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
91
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
92Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)