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Villaumur (La Cantache)

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Villaumur (La Cantache) completed
Villaumur (La Cantache) completed

Particulars

Owner: Conseil Departemental d'Ille-et-Vilaine

Designer: SAFEGE

Contractor: Bec Freres SA

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Height: 16 metres

Length: 147 metres

Volume of RCC: 11 m3x103

Total volume: 15 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/93 (July 1993)

Start of RCC: 10/93 (October 1993)

End of RCC: 12/93 (December 1993)

End of Project: 03/94 (March 1994)

Country: France

River: Le Cantache

DMS Co-ordinates: 48˚07'39.46"N, 01˚17'34.93"W

DD Co-ordinates: 48.127628, -1.293036

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalReinforced conventional concrete cast before RCC placement

Downstream

SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
90ROLAC (mixture of flyash and slag with or without limestone fines)