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Thursday 25 June 2009

Guided tour of the Pertusillo dam and the water purifying of Sinni


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  • A photo of the participants


Pertusillo dam (Italy)

Arched gravity concrete dam:
stability by a combination of gravity and arch
Arch opening angle: 116 deg, H = 95 m, L = 270 m, e = 3.50 m, E = 42 m
Catchment: 530 km2
Reservoir capacity: 155 Mm3
River: Agri
Purpose: flood control, hydropower and drinking water supply (for Taranto, Bari...)
Spillway system: tunnel spillway on left bank

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Prof.
Michele Mossa
PhD
Professor of Hydraulics at the
Polytechnic University of Bari
TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF BARI
DICATECh
Department of Civil, Environmental, Land, Building Engineering and Chemistry
Via E. Orabona, 4 - 70125 Bari - ITALY

www.dicatech.poliba.it

LIC
Coastal Engineering Laboratory
Area Universitaria di Valenzano
Strada Provinciale
Valenzano - Casamassima, Km 3, 70010 Valenzano, BARI- ITALY
www.poliba.it/lic