Katse Dam

Type: Double Curvature Concrete Arch Dam
Construction Date: 1984 - 1996
Location: Katse Dam, Lesotho
S 29.336786° E 28.506689°
Katse Dam, situated in the Lesotho Highlands is a 145m high double curvature concrete arch dam (DCCAD) with a 710m crest length.

Geotechnical Instrumentation (Kop-Kop) installed the initial foundation exploration borehole for the foundation.

Installed Instruments Specification:
Piezometers (Clay Core against Retaining Wall)
Geokon Vibrating Wire Model 4500S

Designers: Knight Piésold

Consulting Engineers: Knight Piésold

Contractors: Bouygues, Concor Roads & Earthworks, Group 5, Hochtief, Impregilo, Kier Group

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