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Távora River Weir

Távora River Weir
Távora River Weir
Távora River Weir

Weir on Távora river, located northwest of Vila da Ponte, in the section of the upstream of Vilar reservoir, with a reservoir with a storage volume of 982 dam3 for the creation of a water mirror for recreational purposes.

Main characteristics:

  • Type oweir: Concrete gravity;
  • Concrete volume: 6000 m3;
  • Maximum height of dam: 13.5 m;
  • Spillway flood: WES type sill with vertical upstream facing, with a total length of 40 m (Qdim = 500 m3/s);
  • Length of the Spillway Channel: 9 m;
  • Dissipation Basin: Roller Buckets;
  • Bottom Outlet system diameter: 1200 mm;
  • Fish ladder type: successive basins and sluice-gate;
  • Accessibility: access path to the crest.


Preliminary Design

Detail Design

Technical Assistance to Construction Works

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Work's Value

0,13 Milhões


2004 - 2011





TPF Consultores


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