The Toker River water supply project in Eritrea

P. G. McCornick, G. Grabow, C. Hicks, S. A. Todaro

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A 73 m-high RCC dam will be the main element of the Toker River water supply project in Asmara, Eritrea. Toker dam will be the first RCC dam in Sub-Saharan Africa outside South Africa. The use of RCC was shown to be the most economical solution and enabled significant time savings to be made compared with other options.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)55-58
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal on Hydropower and Dams
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Mechanical Engineering


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