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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
Gov. José Richa - formerly Salto CaxiasBrazilCOPEL (Companhia Paranense de Energia)HIguaçu357302/9501/9607/9812/986710839121438V(13)0.75(1)*0.75(12)3003008020(F)

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Details

Country: Brazil

Owner: COPEL (Companhia Paranense de Energia)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Iguaçu

Reservoir capacity: 3573 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/95

Start of RCC: 02/95

End of RCC: 07/98

End of Project: 12/98

Specifications

Height: 67 metres

Length: 1083 metres

Volume of RCC: 912 m3x103

Total volume: 1438 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
20Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Gov. José Richa - formerly Salto Caxias completed
Gov. José Richa - formerly Salto Caxias completed

 

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