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REGISTRO ITALIANO DIGHE

Ufficio Periferico di Cagliari

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Monte Cotugno Dam

 

 

Country

Italy (Basilicata)

River

Sinni

Dam type

Homogeneous earthfill with a bituminous concrete blanket on the upstream face

Construction period

1973-1983

Structural height

67 m

Gross storage capacity

482 Mm

Active storage capacity

450 Mm

Volume of the dam

11,700,000 m

Maximum controllable water surface

252.00 m a.s.l.

Maximum water surface

255.80 m a.s.l.

Crest elevation

258.00 m a.s.l.

Crest length

1,830 m

Maximum discharge capacity

Semicircular morning glory spillway near the left abutment: 470 m/s;

Straight spillway on the right abutment: 280 m/s;

Bottom outlets: 510 m/s.

Nameplate capacity of the powerplant

There is no power plant at the outlet of Monte Cotugno reservoir

Notes

Monte Cotugno reservoir is the second largest man made in Italy (after Lake Omodeo, in Sardinia)

 

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