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Les Olivettes dam, France – Stepped spillway (1)

Les Olivettes dam, France - Stepped spillway (1)

Description

Les Olivettes dam, Vailhan (France 1987) - RCC dam (36 m high, 254 m long) for flood mitigation (catchment area: 29.5 km2) - Stepped spillway: h = 0.6 m, ogee crest, W = 40 m, Qmax = 290 m3/s, energy dissipation: steps + dowsntream plunge pool. View from left bank in March 2003.

Date

March 2003

Copyright

Hubert Chanson, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Queensland, Australia

Additional notes

Courtesy of Mr and Mrs CHANSON

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