Hydraulics - Renewable Energies
Hydraulics - Urban Hydraulic

PRETAROUCA DAM

INFORMATION

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

SERVICES:
Preliminary Design
Final Design
Technical Assistance

BEGINING:
2003

CONCLUSION:
2006

LOCATION:
Lamego, Portugal

DESCRIPTION

Concrete gravity dam, for urban water supply and hydropower, with 28,5m of maximum height above foundation, 305m of crest length and 37.000m3 of concrete volume.
The uncontrolled spillway was designed for a maximum flow of 194m3/s and it is located on the dam body. A Ø1.300 bottom outlet is embedded in the dam body, its maximum output being of 8,80m3/s.
Three Ø800 water intakes are located on the dam upstream face.