Project

SALINEIRO DAM & NETWORK SUPPLY

Category

Hydraulic Engineering and Dams

Client

Monte Adriano - Engenharia e Construção SA

Location

Santiago Island, Cape Verde

Services year

2013

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SALINEIRO DAM & NETWORK SUPPLY

Hydraulic Engineering and Dams

Gravity dam in mansonary stone for water retention to supply agriculture watering, irrigating a total of 58 ha. Dam characteristics:
. Maximum height above foundations of 31 m and crown with total length of 176,5 m;
. Bleeder sized for a maximum flow of 214,5 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 (Ø800 mm) inserted in the dam body and sized for a maximum flow of 1,8 m3/s;
. Water intake for irrigation (Ø400 mm) in the upstream face of the dam.
The irrigation water system uses a main conduit FFD cast iron and diversions for Achada do Salineiro and Achada da Calabaceira of HPDE (Ø225mm and  Ø315mm, respectively).

 

 

Provided services

Preliminary study, detailed design and technical assistance.