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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
Qedusizi - formerly Mount PleasantSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationFKlip12804/9403/9508/9703/982849078156V(1)V
0.70
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(1)*
0.70(1)*25025046108(S)

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Details

Country: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Klip

Reservoir capacity: 128 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/94

Start of RCC: 04/94

End of RCC: 08/97

End of Project: 03/98

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 490 metres

Volume of RCC: 78 m3x103

Total volume: 156 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
46
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
108Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Qedusizi - formerly Mount Pleasant completed
Qedusizi - formerly Mount Pleasant completed

 

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