Lake and Dam Paltinu - details and images

Paltinu Lake is a reservoir for drinking water, lying on a lugime 3 km away, offering a breathtaking view. Both sides offer favorable conditions for the settlement of picturesque camping and holiday homes. It is located in a picturesque mountain area in the basin and in nearby Doftana Doftana River is located at the junction with Brook Pãltinoasa and rye. Situated at an altitude of 650 m Păltinoasa Lake occupies an area of 215 ha.

Paltinu Dam is located in Prahova County, Doftana River valley, downstream from its confluence with the valley Păltinoasa the keys named "heels."
Because of the geomorphological conditions of the site difficult, was adopted version of a concrete dam with double curvature arch perimeter point. This solution involved the creation of a foundation base extended with a wing on the left side dish. This base allows a symmetrization section where the concrete dam itself and allows a better reception modules of elasticity of ROCE differences on the two slopes. It also allowed a better adaptation to base the local geological conditions by stopping altered rock zones. The plot of the foundation was reinforced by a veil of realities by sealing grout injections. Parabolic barrier between May and run to the left side and a concrete abutment, which contributes to a better cooperation with the slope of the dam.

The dam has a height of 108 m above the foundation, the rate of dam crest is at elevation 654 ASL, total length of the dam crest is 455 m.
For stabilization works have been executed by both sides to strengthen the anchoring tensioned cables.

With all this work during the first filling of the lake, they found large infiltration under the cap, exceeding 150 l / s and displacement of the structure at the contact between the central and wing parabolic arc. As a result, various works were executed including adding additional sealing veil, enhancing the drainage system and cover the downstream part of the slope with concrete blocks left in increments of 6 -8 m, tensioned cables anchored in depth.
With these measures, and the reaction stopped dam seepage and slope remained within acceptable limits.
Paltinu implementation works of the dam began in 1966, the dam was commissioned in 1971. A second phase of consolidation was carried out between 1976 to 1982.

Paltinu dam serves mainly to supply drinking water to municipalities and industrial plant in Campina and Ploiesti. Alternatively, the dam also provides water for irrigation of 9,000 ha in the meadow river area Băicoi-Prahova Ploiesti Ploiesti mound for river cleaning

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