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Zungeru

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Particulars

Owner: Federal Ministry of Power, Nigeria

Designer: EPC - SinoHydro Corporation, CNEEC (China National Electrical Engineering Corporation) Consortium

Contractor: SinoHydro Corporation, CNEEC (China National Electrical Engineering Corporation) Consortium

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower

Reservoir capacity: 11400 m3x106

Height: 101 metres

Length: 1090 metres

Volume of RCC: 1920 m3x103

Total volume: 2400 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/13 (September 2013)

Start of RCC: 01/18 (January 2018)

End of RCC: 08/20 (August 2020)

End of Project: 10/21 (October 2021)

Country: Nigeria

River: Kaduna

DMS Co-ordinates: 09˚54'07.31"N, 06˚17'45.75"E

DD Co-ordinates: 9.902031, 6.296042

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)

Downstream

SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
59
69  94
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
76Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
69  76