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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
CaraibasBrazilCEMIG (Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais)F ICaraibas1004/9007/9009/9002/912616018220.10(1)0.80(3)*0.80(1)*3003005816(N)

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CEMIG (Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation

River: Caraibas

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/90

Start of RCC: 04/90

End of RCC: 09/90

End of Project: 02/91

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 18 m3x103

Total volume: 22 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
58
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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