RCC Dam Incorporates Innovative Hydraulic Features

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by David B. Campbell, O'Brien & Gere Engineers Inc, Blue Bell, PA, USA,
Peter C. Johnson, O'Brien & Gere Engineers Inc, Blue Bell, PA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water for Resource Development:

Abstract: An overview of the features of Monksville Dam is presented, with emphasis on the hydraulic components of the project. This 150-foot (45-meter) high roller compacted concrete structure features an innovative stepped spillway, a free-standing intake tower with multilevel ports, outlet works equipped with a fixed-cone dispersion valve and a diversion scheme which utilizes the partially constructed outlet works.

Subject Headings: Roller-compacted concrete | Concrete dams | Hydraulics | Compaction (material) | Innovation | Spillways | Ports and harbors |

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