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Várzea Grande

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Particulars

Owner: SUPLAN/PB

Designer: ICOPLAN

Contractor: unknown

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

Reservoir capacity: 21 m3x106

Height: 31 metres

Length: 135 metres

Volume of RCC: 27 m3x103

Total volume: 28 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/93 (October 1993)

Start of RCC: 10/94 (October 1994)

End of RCC: 10/94 (October 1994)

End of Project: /95 ( 1995)

Country: Brazil

River: Picuí

DMS Co-ordinates: unknown

DD Co-ordinates: unknown

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork

Downstream

SlopeType
 RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
56
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
14Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)