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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
Gibe IIIEthiopiaEthiopian Electric Power (EEP)HOmo1469004/0812/1110/15- /16246630620064000.25(3')1.00(3')*1.00(3')*40040070 to  12045 to  60(S)

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Details

Country: Ethiopia

Owner: Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Omo

Reservoir capacity: 14690 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/08

Start of RCC: 04/08

End of RCC: 10/15

End of Project: -/16

Specifications

Height: 246 metres

Length: 630 metres

Volume of RCC: 6200 m3x103

Total volume: 6400 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.25RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
1.00RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
1.00RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70  to
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
45  toGround-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Gibe III completed
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