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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
RiouFranceElectricité de FranceH I RRiou101/9006/9007/9003/91263084146V(2)0.60(14)*0.60(14)*300300 120(R)

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Details

Country: France

Owner: Electricité de France

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation / Recreation

River: Riou

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/90

Start of RCC: 01/90

End of RCC: 07/90

End of Project: 03/91

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 308 metres

Volume of RCC: 41 m3x103

Total volume: 46 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.60Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.60Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120ROLAC (mixture of flyash and slag with or without limestone fines)
  
Riou completed
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