Place

Busalla - Italy


Client

PHASE 1: Acquedotto Nicolay S.p.A. - Genoa PHASE 2-3: Mediterranea delle Acque S.p.A.


Year

1965-1986 / 1991-2002 / 2005-2008

Description for Busalletta (Italy)

Dam built to provide a reservoir for the urban water supply of Genoa.
The concrete gravity dam is a special structure on deformable foundations.

Main Features

  • Gravity dam (H = 50 m, L = 222 m, V = 155'000 m³)
  • Spillway on dam crest (Q = 230 m³/s)
  • Bottom outlet (Q = 50 m³/s, L = 211 m, D = 2.4 m)

Engineering Services

PHASE 1:

  • Preliminarry design
  • Final design
  • Supervision of construction (with full technical responsibility)
  • Consultancy during trial impounding and operation

PHASE 2:

  • Preliminary and Final design of the outlet works
  • Supervision of Construction
PHASE 3:
  • Preliminary design for reservoir augmentation

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