Project

PRINCIPAL DAM & NETWORK SUPPLY

Category

Hydraulic Engineering and Dams

Client

Armando Cunha / SOGEI

Location

Santiago Island, Cape Verde

Services year

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PRINCIPAL DAM & NETWORK SUPPLY

Hydraulic Engineering and Dams

Gravity dam in mortar bonded stone for water retention to supply agriculture watering. Crown open to traffic. Faveta dam characteristics:

  • Maximum height above foundations of 42,8 m and crown with total length of 54 m;
  • Bleeder sized for a maximum flow of 200,0 m3/s, consisting of a single free discharger (type Creager) by the discharge channel on the badges below the dam, ending a ski jumping hill;
  • Bottom discharge (Ø400 mm) inserted in the dam body and sized for a maximum flow of 0,98 m3/s;
  • Water supply for irrigation (Ø400 mm) in the upstream face of the dam. 

Provided services

Detailed design and technical assistance.