Hydraulics - Renewable Energies

FERRADOSA DAM

INFORMATION

CLIENT:
Águas de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro

SERVICES:
Preliminary Design
Final Design
Technical Assistance

BEGINING:
2003

CONCLUSION:
2005

LOCATION:
Freixo de Espada-à-Cinta, Trás-os-Montes, Portugal

DESCRIPTION

Concrete gravity dam for urban water supply, with 33,4 of maximum height above foundation, a crest with 121m and 34.200m3 of concrete volume.
Flood spillway designed for a maximum flow of 50,1m3/s, with a Creager spillway sill.
Bottom outlet (Ø800mm) included in the Dam’s body and designed for a maximum flow of 2,42m3/s.
Water intake tower in the reservoir, with a pumping station inside and with 4 holes (Ø300mm) to water collection at different levels.