Location

St. Louis, Missouri

Session Start Date

6-1-1993

Abstract

The slope instability that endangered seriously the powerhouse of the Aqua Prieta Hydroelectric Project and involved about one million cubic meters of soils and breccias is described. The evolution of the geotechnical instrumentation measurements done from October 1987 to date, the geomechanic analysis performed and the stabilization works are discussed.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Appears In

International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

Meeting Name

Third Conference

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

6-1-1993

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 1993 University of Missouri--Rolla, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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The Agua Prieta Powerhouse Slope Instability

St. Louis, Missouri

The slope instability that endangered seriously the powerhouse of the Aqua Prieta Hydroelectric Project and involved about one million cubic meters of soils and breccias is described. The evolution of the geotechnical instrumentation measurements done from October 1987 to date, the geomechanic analysis performed and the stabilization works are discussed.