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Taum Sauk

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Taum Sauk completed
Taum Sauk completed

Particulars

Owner: AmerenUE

Designer: Paul C. Rizzo Associates Inc.

Contractor: Ozark Constructors LLC (JV of ASI Constructors Inc and Fred Weber Inc.)

Statistics

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Height: 49 metres

Length: 2060 metres

Volume of RCC: 2448 m3x103

Total volume: 2500 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/07 (February 2007)

Start of RCC: 10/07 (October 2007)

End of RCC: 11/09 (November 2009)

End of Project: 06/10 (June 2010)

Country: USA

River: Water source - East Fork of Black River

DMS Co-ordinates: 37˚32'8.23"N, 90˚49'4.36"W

DD Co-ordinates: 37.535618, -90.817879

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork

Downstream

SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork

Spillway

SlopeType
no 
spillway 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
59
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
59Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)