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Published in: WASSERWIRTSCHAFT 6/2016

01-06-2016 | Wasserbau

Exposed Geomembrane System at Großer Mühldorfer See Dam

Authors: Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Roman Kohler, Dr. Alberto Scuero, Dr. Gabriella Vaschetti, Dipl.-Ing. Heinz Brunold

Published in: WASSERWIRTSCHAFT | Issue 6/2016

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Großer Mühldorfer See, a gravity dam owned by Verbund Hydro Power GmbH, will be part of Reisseck II pumped storage plant. The dam, 46.50 m high, has upstream prefabricated concrete slabs sealed with bituminous material and Kemperol strips requiring repeated repairs. A geomembrane system was installed to water tighten the dam and avoid maintenance. Among the challenges, the remote site location, the conditions of the facing and of the plinth, and the difficult climate. The article describes how design addressed such challenges and how installation was carried out to meet the objectives and deadlines. …
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go back to reference ICOLD, Geomembrane sealing systems for dams — Design principles and review of experience. In: ICOLD Bulletin 135 (2010). ICOLD, Geomembrane sealing systems for dams — Design principles and review of experience. In: ICOLD Bulletin 135 (2010).
Metadata
Title
Exposed Geomembrane System at Großer Mühldorfer See Dam
Authors
Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Roman Kohler
Dr. Alberto Scuero
Dr. Gabriella Vaschetti
Dipl.-Ing. Heinz Brunold
Publication date
01-06-2016
Publisher
Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden
Published in
WASSERWIRTSCHAFT / Issue 6/2016
Print ISSN: 0043-0978
Electronic ISSN: 2192-8762
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s35147-016-0054-4