Place

Guardiaregia - Italy


Client

Ente Risorse Idriche del Molise (ERIM)


Year

1969 – 2006

Description for Arcichiaro (Italy)

Rockfill dam with bituminous facing (BFRd) with a reservoir for irrigation, industrial purposes, water supply and hydropower generation

Main Features

  • Catchment (A = 21.8 km²)
  • Reservoir (V = 11.1 Mm³)
  • Bituminous Faced Rockfill dam (H = 89.3 m, L_crest = 270 m, V = 1.2 Mm³, A_face = 136'000 m²)
  • Concrete Weir (H = 29 m, L_crest = 38.6 m, V = 16'000 m³)
  • Spillway (L_tot = 85 m, Q = 447 m³/s)
  • Penstock (L = 3.2 km, D = 1.3 m)
  • Power house (L x W = 30 x 10 m, Q_turb = 2.3 m³/s, E = 9 GWh/y)
  • Transmission line (L = 5.5 km)
  • Access road (L = 3.1 Km, No. 2 bridges)
  • Tunnel (L = 1'000 m, H = 3.7 m, W = 4 m)

Engineering Services

  • Preliminary design
  • Final design
  • Supervision of construction
  • Feasibility study of the hydropower plant

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