PT EN

Salineiro Dam

Thematic Area
Sustainable Development and International Cooperation
Water and Cities
Water, energy and Food
Innovation
Location
Ribeira Grande de Santiago, Cape Verde
Application Areas
Water Resources
Agriculture
Scope
Local or Regional Administration

Entity

Description

The Salineiro dam has the main purpose of irrigation, based on the following characteristics:

    • Stone masonry dam with 30,1 m of maximum height above foundation and 176,5 m of crest length.
    • Uncontrolled spillway on the dam body, designed for a maximum flow of 214,5 m3/s, with a Creager spillway sill.
    • Bottom outlet (Ø500 mm) embedded in the dam’s body and designed for a maximum flow of 1,61 m3/s.
    • Two Ø400 mm water intakes located on the dam upstream face

Results

Preliminary Design and Detailed Design