The Lemolo No. 1 Rockfill Dam

by J.C. Boyle,
W.R. Barrows,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 6, Pg. 1-14

Document Type: Journal Paper


It is 120 ft high with 775 ft crest length; construction is of deck type with reinforced concrete deck; dam is of interest primarily because its north abutment was founded on soil consisting of mixture of old talus, ancient streambed material and clay, which is unique solution for deck type rockfill dam.

Subject Headings: Soil stabilization | Decks | Concrete dams | Rockfill dams | Rock fills | Earthfill dams | Construction materials | Reinforced concrete

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