oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Mohale Dam among highest CFRDs in the world

Volume 13, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Extracted from text ... Mohale Dam among highest CFRDs in the world Mohale Dam in Lesotho - a component of Phase 1B of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project - has been designed to store the waters of the Senqunyane River, which are then fed through the reservoir of Katse Dam via the transfer tunnel to increase the yield of Phase 1A of the Project. At 145 m high, Mohale Dam is the highest concrete-faced rockfill dam (CFRD) in Africa and among the highest CFRDs in the world. The dam was built of 7, 7 million m3 of basalt rock. At full supply level, the reservoir ..

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