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Wriggleswade

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Wriggleswade completed
Wriggleswade completed

Particulars

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Designer: Department of Water Affairs & Forestry

Contractor: Savage and Lovemore (East Cape) Pty Ltd

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

Reservoir capacity: 94 m3x106

Height: 34 metres

Length: 737 metres

Volume of RCC: 134 m3x103

Total volume: 165 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/88 (July 1988)

Start of RCC: 07/89 (July 1989)

End of RCC: 07/90 (July 1990)

End of Project: 12/90 (December 1990)

Country: South Africa

River: Kubusie

DMS Co-ordinates: 32˚34'42.24"S, 27˚33'33.37"E

DD Co-ordinates: -32.578400, 27.559269

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork

Downstream

SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
0.62 

Spillway

SlopeType
0.62Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
44
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
66Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)