oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The raising and strengthening of the Steenbras dam

Volume 6, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Those who might have to contemplate similar work, or even the construction of a dam from the very beginning on the same principle, would find the Paper extremely useful. The Chairman said that his firm were concerned with a project for heightening an important dam in the Midlands by about 45 ft, about 25 per cent of the present height above the foundation. In the case of Steenbras, the heightening was 6 to 7 per cent, which was much more modest.

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