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Wright’s Basin

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Particulars

Owner: Australian Capital Territory Government

Designer: Willing & Partners Ltd

Contractor: Wollongong Construction Ltd

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Height: 18 metres

Length: 86 metres

Volume of RCC: 9 m3x103

Total volume: 9 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/89 (January 1989)

Start of RCC: 06/89 (June 1989)

End of RCC: 08/89 (August 1989)

End of Project: 10/89 (October 1989)

Country: Australia

River: Point Hut Creek

DMS Co-ordinates: unknown

DD Co-ordinates: unknown

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels

Downstream

SlopeType
1.00Mechanically compacted unformed face of RCC

Spillway

SlopeType
1.00Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
145
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
73Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)