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Saquinho Dam

Saquinho Dam
Saquinho Dam
Saquinho Dam

Saquinho Dam is intended for irrigation and has the following characteristics:

  • Concrete arch-gravity dam, with a maximum height of 42.5 m above foundation and with 85 m of crest length;
  • Flood spillway sized for a maximum flow of 308.6 m3/s, consisting of a free spillway sill (Creager type) and a stepped spillway over the dam's downstream facing, ending in an energy dissipation basin;
  • Bottom outlet (Ø800 mm) inserted in the dam body and sized for a maximum flow of 2.0 m3/s;
  • Three water intakes for irrigation (Ø 400 mm) located in the upstream face of the dam.


Detail Design

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Work's Value

4,5 Milhões


2010 - 2012



MONTE ADRIANO - Engenharia e Construção, S.A


TPF Consultores



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