Watana Project, briefing document on RCC considerations.

For the Watana Dam on the Susitna River, the option of a roller-compacted concrete (RCC) dam has been suggested for consideration. This memo, requested by Alaska Energy Authority, addresses some of the more pertinent aspects of the choice of an RCC option, including precedence, seismic performance,...

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Alternate Title:Watana Project, briefing document on roller-compacted concrete considerations

Railbelt large hydro
Corporate Contributor(s):Alaska Energy Authority.

MWH Americas, Inc.
Publisher:Alaska Energy Authority,
Report Numbers:SuWa 109
Series:Susitna-Watana Hydroelectric Project document ; no. 109.
Online Access:Link to Full Text
Library Holdings:Print Versions
  • General
  • RCC history
  • Precedence for high RCC
  • Seismic performance
  • Dam failure experience
  • Spillway design and considerations
  • Project layout
  • Other factors : thermal conditions.