The Coutada Dam, at Prior River, has a reservoir with a capacity of 3,8 hm3 and is integrated in the Coutada/Tamujais Hydroagricultural Development.
Type of Dam: Zoned landfill;
Landfill Volume: 311 dam3;
Dam’s maximum height: 24 m;
Development and width of the crest of dam: 410 m and 8 m;
Spillway: labyrinth weir with 36,4 m of useful development, outlet channel with175 m and type III USBR stilling pool (Qdim = 46,5 m3/s);
Intake: tower with 26,5 m height, a 52 m bridge, admission through tree holesand a DN 1200 mm pipeline;
Accessibilities: secondary and access roads to the crest of dam with 4 km.
Environmental Impact Study