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Tannur

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Tannur completed
Tannur completed

Particulars

Owner: Jordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and Irrigation

Designer: Howard Humphreys

Contractor: Bec Frères S.A./Campenon Bernard SGE JV

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

Reservoir capacity: 17 m3x106

Height: 60 metres

Length: 270 metres

Volume of RCC: 250 m3x103

Total volume: 250 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/99 (February 1999)

Start of RCC: 12/99 (December 1999)

End of RCC: 12/00 (December 2000)

End of Project: 09/01 (September 2001)

Country: Jordan

River: Wadi al Hasa

DMS Co-ordinates: 30˚58'21.21"N, 35˚42'48.68"E

DD Co-ordinates: 30.972557, 35.713524

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
1.00 

Downstream

SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
125
120
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
75Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
50