Catchment system for dam in Cáceres

Project for the placement of a grate and installation of a suction cup in the catchment system and bottom drainage pipe and repair of the Howell valve closure of the Borbollón dam

Client: Confederación hidrográfica del Tajo

Year: 2018

Location: Cáceres

The work consisted in the demolition of the concrete beam and existing grid of the mouth of the lower drain upstream of the Borbollón dam, and its subsequent replacement by another stainless steel protection structure, as well as the installation of a suction cup and a anti vacuum valve in the bottom drain of the dam to prevent cavitation and repair of Howell-Bunger valves.