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Plakiotissa and Faneromeni Dams on the Island of Crete - GREECE

Preliminary and final study for the construction of two dams in the Messara plain (26000 ha) in Crete; thorough topographical survey and soil investigation on ground and soil conditions, in order to find a solution that would combine maximum safety from earthquakes in an earthquake prone area, minimum seepage losses, minimum construction cost, and maximum capacity of the ensuing artificial lakes


Start date: 1980/3

End date: 1988/3

Geographical Area: Europe

Country: Greece

Client Name: Ministry of Agriculture, Greece

Fields of Specialization: Structural Studies/Special Structures, Hydraulic

Markets: Dams