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Figueira Gorda Dam

Figueira Gorda Dam
Figueira Gorda Dam
Figueira Gorda Dam

Figueira Gorda dam has irrigation as its main purpose and has the following characteristics:

  • Gravity type dam, in stone masonry, with a maximum height of 34.7 m above the foundation and with 60.5 m of total of crest length;
  • Uncontrolled spillway on the dam body, designed for a maximum flow of 363,0 m3/s, with a Creager spillway sill and a discharge channel over downstream face, ending at a ski jump;
  • Bottom outlet (Ø500 mm) embedded in the dam’s body and designed for a maximum flow of 2,3 m3/s;
  • Two Ø400 mm water intakes for irrigation located on the dam upstream face.

Assignment

Detail Design

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Work's Value

4,1 Milhões

Date

2012 - 2013

Country

Client

CONDURIL

Companies

TPF Consultores

Norvia

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