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Regulation of the river Nisava in the city of Nis

During the mentioned period the works on the regulation of the Nisava and its tributaries were performed to protect the settlements and the arable land from flooding.

  • Employer: VDP "Juzna Morava"
  • Location: Nis
  • Total cost of project: N/A
  • Years of construction: 1987 - 1994
  • Category: Hydro-Engineering Projects
  • Status: Finished
  • Area: Unknown
  • Contractor: VDP "Juzna Morava"

Detail design:
VDP "Juzna Morava"

Blagoje Djordjevic

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Dykes were built (60 km), as well as the protection of collapsing banks by crushed stone in tile from of enrockments, by building primary and secondary structures, surface and dug-in spoil trucks (47 km or approx, 180,000 m3).

§ The long-term town planning of Nis envisaged regulation of the Nisava in the city section by making promenades and landscaping the area along the river. The regulation was clone by laterite limestone (cantilever walls "minor" channel), and the promenade in combination of stone blocks and concrete tiles.

§ The riverbed is dimensioned for Q = 1,300 m3/s. Its width from the cantilever wall to the wall is 60 m, the width of "minor" channel furthermost point is 41.40 m, and "minor" channel bottom is 33 m. The length of regulation is 2,900 m on both banks. In "minor" channel three pocket floodgates were made.

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