Project: Dneproges Dam repair, Zaporozhye, Ukraine
Designer: Gemite Ukraine Ltd.
Contractor: B.M. Usachenko Company
Gemite product: Spray-Con WS ST
Objective: repair and waterproofing of Dneproges Dam in the Ukraine. This dam, built in the late twenties and early thirties, was for many years the largest dam in the world. A serious concrete deterioration problem caused by poor quality concrete and repeated freeze/thaw action developed on the negative side of the dam above the power-house section. Spray-Con WS ST (wet shotcrete) process material was spray applied to repair the dam.