Hydraulics - Renewable Energies
Hydraulics - Urban Hydraulic

RIO SECO DAM AND IRRIGATION NETWORK

INFORMATION

CLIENT:
DRABI – Direcção Regional de Agricultura da Beira Interior

SERVICES:
Draft Design
Preliminary Design
Final Design
Technical Assistance

BEGINING:
2006

CONCLUSION:
2009

LOCATION:
Guarda, Beira Alta, Portugal

DESCRIPTION

Earth dam with central clay core, with 20m of maximum height above foundation, 750m of crest length and 350.000m3 of landfill volume. Spillway designed for maximum discharge of 39m3/s. Water intake tower in the reservoir with entrance holes at 3 different levels.
380ha irrigation network, with an estimated annual consumption of 6.250m3/ha.