Schinas dam in Karpathos

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Project description

Design of Schinas embankment dam, the spillway, the diversion tunnel, the connecting tunnel with the Vroutsas reservoir and other secondary works


The Schinas dam will be regulated along with the Vroutsas dam. The total project is part of the general water resources management project for the island of Karpathos, and also operates as a flood protection scheme.
The works include:
- The Schinas dam is of rockfill type with a clay impervious core .
- Height 31m. Crest length 242m. Crest width 8m.
- Embankment volume 420.000m3
- Total reservoir net volume 1.100.000m3.
- Maximum reservoir water surface 141.000m2.
- Spillway capaciy 160m3/s, maximum width 18m.
- Connection tunnel 2.5m wide and capacity 55.8m3/s.

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