Schefferville, Québec, Canada
Elements of complexity
- Impermeability achieved through the use of a geomembrane.
- Design needed to be economical and durable, as well as safe.
Preliminary drawings and specifications of a rockfill dam with a height of 5 m and an emergency overflow weir used to close-off the existing open-air mine converted into a retention basin near the city of Shefferville, close to the border of Labrador, in the north-east of Quebec.
Hydrosys was hired for the conceptual and detailed engineering as well as all the related studies.
- Hydraulic study.
- Dike design.
- Quantity estimation for the entire project.
- Preliminary draft of the drawings and technical specifications.