Rockfill Dams: The Paradela Dam - Foundation Treatment

by Walter J. Weyermann,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 4, Pg. 1-9

Document Type: Journal Paper


Foundation conditions at the site of the Paradela Dam in Portugal and the various problems they presented are described. The paper discusses the arrangement of grout curtains and other treatment carried out to suit the geological conditions, and presents performance data on seepage control.

Subject Headings: Dam foundations | Earthfill dams | Rockfill dams | Rock fills | Grouting | Geology | Seepage | Portugal | Europe

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