CHICHESTER DAM

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

Abergeldie were engaged to carry out remedial work to increase the structural safety of the more than 80 year old Chichester Dam, while maintaining its storage and operational capacity.

Works included:

  • Raising the height of the left parapet wall
  • Drilling a network of pressure relieving drainage holes
  • Reconfiguring the right parapet to divert water flows
  • Associated minor works

Business unit:

Engineering

Client:

Hunter Water Association

Current status:

Complete

Start date:

January 2003

Completion period:

January 2004

Contract type:

Lump sum

Value:

$1.5 million