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PREPARATION FOR FILLING OF WATER-WAYS AT AMBUKLAO

FILLING OPERATION Filling is made by use of two pumps at the intake, one pump is spare for the other. Use of the gate is not permitted. Filling shall be made in a controlled manner, not exceeding an average pressure increase of 5 m/hour. Stops in the filling is done to record the drawdown over time, and to obtain the average filling speed. During filling and stops, the level of water in the shaft shall be recorded, both automatically and manually. 10 stops for water level monitoring is planned. Increasing the water level to the next stop may take place when the water drawdown is levelling out. This is considered when the drawdown is 2 - 3 m/h. At firsts stops several refilling may be required before we may observe a levelling out. Before filling starts, various works needs to be done and items controlled. Checklist is made for this purpose. The filling is expected to take approximate 4 days.

FILLING PROGRAM

Observation stages stage 1 Stage 2

Initial Water level Elevation in m 623 660

Stage 3 Staeg 4 Stage 5 Stage 6 Stage 7 Stage 8 Stage 9 Stage 10

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Volume of waterway Maximum (excl chamber) Estimated drawdown before to level Duration of stop re-filling Main Purpose Hours Elevation in m 2 N/A Record lekages in mechanical systems. Test of instrumentation, 3105 bypass valves ror emptying waterways 2 N/A Check of adit gate, major lekages through gate concrete/rock, lekages from mechanical system, instrumentation, V-notche readings, pressure readings, other general leakage observations 3401 12 650 General leakage and pressure registation 440 9 670 General leakage and pressure registation 440 6 680 General leakage and pressure registation 220 6 690 General leakage and pressure registation 220 6 700 General leakage and pressure registation 220 8 710 General leakage and pressure registation 220 8 710 General leakage and pressure registation 130 8 715 General leakage and pressure registation 130

TENTATIVE FILLING PLAN

760 750 740 730 720 710 700 WATER LEVEL 690 680 670 660 650 640 630 620 610 600 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 HOURS FROM START OF FILLING

CHECKLISTS

Civils works ME works

MONITORING PROGRAM

In addition to monitor the water level in the water way, the following monitoring points shall be regularly monitored: Pressure behind lining in manifold area Pore pressure monitoring points in Access to Power House and outside adit plug. Leakage points in Access tunnel/valve Chamber, existing and New Leakages over v-notches Total leakage recorded in pump sump.

TENTATIVETRESHOLDVALUESTOSTOPFILLINGFORFURTHERASSESSMENTOFTHESITUATION Monitoring Waterat Stops maximum elevation Criteriafor LevellingOFF m/h 1) N/A N/A 2 2 2 2,5 2,5 2,5 2,5 2,5 Acceptableleakage throughaditplug l/min 2) N/A 13,8 21,7 29,5 33,5 37,4 41,3 45,3 47,6 50 Increasedleakageat leakagepoints l/min 3) 0 0 5 7,5 10 12,5 15 17,5 18,5 20 Increasedrockpore AcceptabLe pressurecombined INCREASEDleakage withcorresponding topumpsump increasedleakage l/min barandl/min 4) 5) 0 *) 20 *) 100 *) 200 *) 300 *) 375 *) 420 *) 450 *) 476 *) 500 *)

stage1 Stage2 Stage3 Stage4 Stage5 Stage6 Stage7 Stage8 Stage9 Stage10 1)

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Ifthedrawdownsuddenlyincreasesduringstops,togetherwithfallingwaterlevel,fillingshouldstop.atthe firststopsdrawdownmaybeashighas1520m/hourduetofillingofpplugchamber.Anyaccidentalstop duringfillingshallimmediatelybereportedfromIntaketocontrolsenter. Highlekagesatlowpressuremaycallforadditionalgroutingoftheplug Iflekagesshowtendenstoincreaseduringmonitoringstopscombinedwithcolouredwaterindicatingwasking out,lowervaluestostopgroutingmayberequired. Thetotalcapacityofthepumpsisumpis120l/s(or7200l/min)Ifpumpstops,fillingshallalsostop,andany needtostartdischargingwatershallbeassessed.Anyaccidentalinflowsgettingclosetopumpcapacitycallfor immediatestopoffillinganddischargeofwater. Ifpressureincreaseswithsamerateandcorrespondingtoactualwaterpressurefromthetunnelatactual elevationcombinedwithcorrespondingincreasedwaterleakage,fillingmaybestopped. Anyrockfallinaccesstoaditplugmaycallforimmediatestopoffilling,andtheneedfordischargeofwater shallbeassessed,togetherwithbeneedofdrillingpressurereliefholesandinstallingadditionalbolts.

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FREQUENCY OF READINGS
Monitoring Stops Waterat maximum elevation Approx.max. Approx.max pressureat Pressureat Manometer manometer levelATPH,el levelatAdit 620 PlugEl.625 bar bar Pressuregauges Basicreading stage1 Stage2 Stage3 Stage4 Stage5 Stage6 Stage7 Stage8 Stage9 Stage10 Notes: PumpSump: Readingsisdoneautomaticallybyregisteringstopandstarttimeofthepumps.Monitoringpersonnelisrequiredto obtainactualreadingatfrequencyindictedforfurtherreportingtomanagement 623 660 680 700 710 720 730 740 746 752 0,3 4 6 8 9 10 11 12 12,6 13,2 0 3,5 5,5 7,5 8,5 9,5 10,5 11,5 12,1 12,7 Onetime 60min 60min 60min 60min 30min 30min 30min 30min 30min Vnoches Onetime 60min 60min 60min 60min 60min 60min 60min 30min 30min Frequencyofreadingevery

Leakagepoints Onetime 60min 60min 60min 60min 60min 60min 30min 30min 30min

Pumpsump Onetime 60min 60min 60min 60min 60min 60min 60min 60min 60min

Water Water pressure elevation behindlining shaft onetime 60min 60min 60min 60min 60min 60min 60min 60min 60min 30min 30min 30min 30min 30min 30min 30min 30min 20min 20min

Pressuregauges: Anysuddenincreaseinpressureuptotomaximumlevelfortherespectivemanometerandstageofmonitoring,see above,shallimmediatelybereporedtoShiftManager. Leakagepoint: AnymajorincreaseofleakagesatleakagepointsornewlekagesshallimmediatelybereportedtoShiftManager. Doublereadingshallbemadeifincreasedleakageisrecordedtoavoidmistakes. Followingobservedeventsfrequencyofreadingsmayneedtobeadjusted

SHIFT PLAN/RESPONSIBILITY
Team/Personnel Team 1
Svein Kvaalen Tarald nomeland Gil Joseph Max Eric Shift Manager Dep. Shift manager Geologist Inspector/Engineer Overall responsible, Special task: direct filling operation occurring at his shift/Instructions to contractors Dep. to shift Manager, Main responsibility monitoring/ Special grouting taskplanner Leakage/pore pressure monitoring -observe chaniges in leakage pattern, grouting follow up etc. V-notch/pump pit observations, Water level and lining pressure records

Position

Responsibility/Main task

Day 1
Day shift 8-20

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5
Night Shift 20 - 8

Night Shift Day shift 20 - 8 8-20

Night Shift Day shift 20 - 8 8-20

Night Shift Day shift 20 - 8 8-20

Night Shift Day shift 20 - 8 8-20

Vic From MCD Kaos

Computer assitance

Office Backup/Adding data in Excel/making plans etc/making site instrutions Prepareness for grout drilling, grouting, sleeve installation, discharge valve operation, safety

From Andrits Hansulrich Lirgg

Filling records, Backup ME failures/inspections

Team 2
Terje Ellefsrd Jan Idar kollstrm Val Dominique George Tom Shift Manager Dep Shift manager Inspector/Engineer Inspector/Engineer Inspector/Engineer Inspector/Engineer Shift responsible, Special task: direct filling operation occurring at his shift/Instructions to contractors Dep. to shift Manager, Main responsibility monitoring/ Special grouting task planner Leakage/pore pressure monitoring -observe chaniges in leakage pattern, grouting follow up etc. V-notch/pump pit observations, Water level and lining pressure records

Rhodora From MCD John

Computer assistance

Office Backup/Adding data in Excel/making plans etc/making site instrutions Prepareness for grout drilling, grouting, sleeve installation, discharge valve operation, safety

From Andrits Severino Diriwachter

In Charge

Filling records, Backup ME failures/inspections

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For monitoring works, each shift shall have 2 groups of 2 persons each, who will divide the area geographically between each other. There shall always be minimum 2 persons in the tunnel. If one persons leave the tunnel, this shall be reported to the other group. All persons in the monitoring team shall be able to read pressure gauges, v notches and record water leakages and receive training for this. Max and Gil is requested to perform this training. For this purpose a minimum of 2 records per week to be made until filling start shall be made by the groups All monitoring points shall be shown on one drawing. The control room in the switchyard shall be command centre for the filling operation

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SAFETY MCD as main contractor will have overall responsibility for safety A meeting will be conducted with the contractors at Site to go through the filling operation and to identify the inherent risks The following items are identified as important for the filling operation: Communication Sandbags outside valve chamber Awareness and procedures of evacuation and escape routes Safety gears (Flash lights) Procedure for operation of discharge valves No touch policy being in Power House and valve chamber

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SUPPORT FROM CONTRACTORS: MCD: Installation and operation of pumps at the intake. There shall be 2 operators at each shift. Operation of discharge valves in Valve chamber. There shall be 2 operators at each shift. Arrange communication: 2 radio with the monitoring teams, one radio at Intake, one at valve chamber, one in Control room, one at shift Manager (Engineer) + backup and battery charging facilitates. Name of those who shall carry radios shall be given to MCD Team of skilled and unskilled workers to do grout drilling, grouting, sleeve setting and other works required ( Handling of sandbags etc). Personnel Safety of the operation At Intake and valve-chamber, there shall always be one operator present even during meal breaks. Names of operators, and works superintendant to be provided. ANDRITZ: Operation/safeguarding data from monitoring equipment for water levels, To other works required on Mechanical/electrical installations. THE ENGINEERS DUTIES: Overall management and decision making during the filling operation Monitoring works inside the tunnels
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OTHER MATTERS

SAFETY MEETING WITH CONTRACTORS PLANNING MEETINGS WITH CONTRACTORS BASIC READINGS BEFORE START OF FILLING CLOSE OUT OF CHECK LISTS ON SCHEDULE TO START FILLING BY MAY 2, 2011 KICK OFF MEETING SAFE JOB ANALYSIS

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