AGUADA BLANCA ROCKFILL DAM WITH METAL FACING

The 148 ft (45-m) high, steel faced Aguada Blanca rockfill dam is described. After a few general data on the hydraulic scheme, dam and appurtenant structures, local climate, and geology are summarized. The reasons for the major technical decisions and related design of rockfill dam body and 3/16 in. (5 mm) thick iron facing are presented. Construction methods and materials are reported concluding with a rapid description of grouting and drainage curtains. Some constructions costs are also given with a preliminary evaluation of dam and facing performance.

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  • Accession Number: 00260240
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proc. Paper 10270
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 11 1974 12:00AM