Dam & Irrigation

Preserving Structural Integrity of Dams

The long-term structural integrity of dams and irrigation systems depends on keeping moisture from contacting the steel reinforcement. Inadequate waterproofing, cracks, failing joints, biochemical attacks, alkali aggregate reaction and abrasion are problems often found in this challenging environment.

Deteriorating concrete can lead to water loss, reduction in water flow and expensive unplanned maintenance. Failing or compromised dams and irrigation systems can even threaten public safety and environmental quality, so it is critical to protect and maintain them. Whether specified for new construction, or used for repairing and rehabilitating dams and irrigation systems, Xypex Crystalline Technology blocks water ingress into the structure and extends the life of these critical structures.

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The Faculty of Medicine at Charles University in Pilsen UniMeC Campus

For over seventy years, the Faculty of Medicine at Charles University in Pilsen, Czech Republic was housed in a historical building not designed for educational purposes. To meet the evolving needs of modern teaching and research, Charles University initiated the construction of a new university medical center (UniMeC campus) adjacent to the University Hospital Pilsen in Lochotín, Czech Republic.

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Flensburg Navy Barrack Conversion

Flensburg, Germany

In the picturesque northernmost city of Germany, Flensburg, an ambitious project was undertaken to transform a section of an old German navy base into a new focal point for tourism, leveraging its stunning views of the Baltic Sea harbor and the quaint old town center.

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Grain Silos

Behira, Smouha & Bani Mazar, Elmenya, Egypt

To waterproof and safeguard new grain silos in Behira, Smouha, and Bani Mazar, Elmenya, contractors applied Xypex Admix C 1000 NF to the horizontal slabs and used Xypex Concentrate for wall repairs. This approach was specifically designed to shield the structures from up to 8 meters of hydrostatic pressure, thereby enhancing their durability and waterproofing capabilities. The use of Xypex products in this project markedly increased the concrete's durability and the silos' overall longevity, ensuring they remain resilient against environmental pressures.

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Biogas Plant Anaerobic Digestors

Mramorak, Serbia

The Mramorak biogas plant in Serbia, operational since December 2019, represents a pivotal advancement in renewable energy technologies, specifically in converting organic waste into biogas. This project underscores the importance of selecting construction materials that can withstand the harsh conditions of anaerobic digestion—a process where microorganisms decompose organic matter without oxygen, producing biogas but also creating a highly corrosive environment for conventional concrete.

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Alexandria Water Company Water Treatment

Alexandria, Egypt

The Alexandria Water Company in Egypt undertook a project to waterproof their concrete water stations. Starting in 2017, the project's objective was to ensure permanent waterproofing, increased concrete durability, and protection against chlorine. It involved the collaboration of eight contractors under the supervision of the Alexandria Water Company.

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