Place

Guardiaregia - Italy


Client

Ente Risorse Idriche del Molise (ERIM)


Year

1969 – 2006

Description for Arcichiaro Multi-purpose Project (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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