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Please note: only dams ≥ 15m which have been completed, are under construction, or due to begin RCC placement in the current year are included in the table below.

Results are sorted in the following order: Finish of RCC, Start of RCC, Finish of Project, Start of Project, Height and alphabetical by Dam Name.

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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
Saco de Nova OlindaBrazilSRH (Secretaria de Recursos Hidricos)F I WGravata9707/8507/8610/8606/8756230132143V(1)0.80(3)*separate 4004005515(N)
Caraibas - CEMIGBrazilCEMIG (Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais)F ICaraibas1004/9007/9009/9002/912616018220.10(1)0.80(3)*0.80(1)*3003007020(N)
GameleiraBrazilCODEVASFF I R WGameleira14507/9012/9004/9105/91291502729V(1)   (1)*4004005213(-) -
Pelo SinalBrazilSUPLAN/RNWTaperobá7612/91- /92- /93- /94342966989 (1)    3003006416(-) -
Várzea GrandeBrazilSUPLAN/PBWPicuí2110/9310/9410/94- /95311352728 (1) (3)*  3003005614(N)
Cova da MandiocaBrazilCODEVASF (Companhia de Desenvolvimento dos Vales do Sao Francisco do ParnaibaICova da Mandioca12601/9309/9312/9412/94323607579V(1)0.75(3)*0.75(1)*4004006416(-) -
Do PrataBrazilCompanhia Pernambucana de SaceamentoWDo Prata42- /9209/9312/94- /95264056175      300300800(-) -
CanoasBrazilSRH/CE (Secretaria de Rewrsos Hidricos-CE)WSaõ Gonçalo6907/9308/9405/95- /965111687930.10(1)0.80(10)*0.80(1)*3003006416(N)
AcauãBrazilDNOCS (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra a Seca)F I WParaíba247- /93- /93- /95- /9579674674734 (1) (3)* (1)*3003006416(N)
Juba IBrazilBrennand EnergiaHJuba - /93- /94- /95- /962123896113        6015(N)
Juba IIBrazilBrennand EnergiaHJuba - /93- /94- /95- /9621250105114        6015(N)
Passagem de TrairasBrazilSecretaria Estadual do Meio Ambiente e Recursos Hídricos do RNR WSeridó50- /93- /94- /95- /96264582728        6416(N)
JordãoBrazilCOPEL (Companhia Paranense de Energia)HJordão11005/9401/9502/9609/9695550570647V(1)0.74(3)*0.74(12)4004006015(N)
Derivação do Rio JordãoBrazilCopel Geração e Transmissão S.A.HJordão11005/94- /95- /9612/9766              
Rio do PeixeBrazilCPEE (Companhia Paulista de Energia Elétrica)HDo Peixe202/9612/9612/97- /98323002034V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*300300120
90
0
0
(-) -
Saneago GoiâniaBrazilSaneamento de Goiás S/AW  - /86- /95- /97- /9747  129           
Pedro Moura Junior - formerly Belo JardimBrazilDNOCS (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra a Seca)WIpojuca3705/9509/96- /97- /9856420113125 (1) (1)* (1)*3003006416(N)
Gov. José Richa - formerly Salto CaxiasBrazilCOPEL (Companhia Paranense de Energia)HIguaçu357302/9501/9607/9812/986710839121438V(13)0.75(1)*0.75(12)3003008020(F)
Val de SerraBrazilCORSAN (Companhia Riograndense de Saneamento)WIbicui-Mirim2407/9711/9707/9811/98376756995V(13) (12)* (12)*3003009030(F)
JucazinhoBrazilDNOCS (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra a Secas)F I R WCapiibaribe28607/9611/9610/98- /9963442472500V(12)0.75(1)*0.75(1)*3003006416(N)
BertarelloBrazilCORSAN (Companhia Riograndense de Saneamento)WArroio Burati6- /9808/9807/99- /002921980115V(13) (12)* (12)*3003007218(N)
RosalBrazilEmpresas de Electricidade Vale ParanapanemaHItabapoana1704/98- /9809/99- /00372124575 (1) (3)* (1)*3003004555(S)
Ponto NovoBrazilCERB (Companhia de Engenharia Rural da Bahia)WItapicuru-açu3905/9807/9812/9902/003226690105 (1) (3)* (1)3003007218(N)
Guilman-AmorinBrazilBelgo Mineira-SamarcoHPiracicaba12- /97- /98- /99- /004149985102      3003008020(N)
Tucuruí - 2nd PhaseBrazilEletronorte SAHTocantins 06/9806/9909/0010/05781541888800 (3) (3)*separate 3003007030(N)
Dona FranciscaBrazilDona Francisca Energértica SAHJacuí33508/9806/9910/0012/0063670485665V(1)0.75(3)*0.75(1)*3003007218(N)
Santa Cruz do ApodiBrazilSecretaria Estadual do Meio Ambiente e Recursos Hídricos do RNF I R WApodi600- /98- /99- /00- /0158166010231120      300300800(-) -
TiúmaBrazilCompanhia Pernambucana de SaneamentoWTiúma6- /99- /0001/0105/0116290             
Cana BravaBrazilCompanhia Energética Mercosul (of the Tractebel Group)HTocantins230003/9902/0010/0110/0271510527833 (1) (3)*ogee(1)3003004050(S)
CastanhãoBrazilDNOCS/Minas GeraisF I R WCongonhas80010/99- /0012/01- /02856688901030      300300850(-) -
Lajeado (Luis Eduardo Magalhães)BrazilInvestco (Tractebel)HTocantins498207/9806/0112/0112/02432100188210      3003003040(S)
UmariBrazilDNOCS (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra a Seca)F I R Wdo Carmo293- /98- /99- /01- /01422308644658 (12)    300300700(-) -
FunilBrazilAliança Geração de Energia SAHRio Grande285- /97- /99- /0112/0250              
Pedras AltasBrazilCERB (Companhia de Engenharia Rural da Bahia)F I R WItapicuru - /00- /00- /01- /01242204260      3003003441(-) -
PirapamaBrazilCAGEPE (Companhia Pernambucana de Saneamento)WPirapama61- /00- /00- /01- /012530087137 (1)    3003007218(-) -
EstreitoBrazilCesteF I R WCurimatá24- /97- /00- /0111/0226300        3003006416(N)
CamaráBrazilEstado da Paraiba (Companhia de Aguas e Esgotus)WRiachäo2705/0009/0106/02- /0250465  V(1)0.80(1)  300300800(-) -
CarnaúbaBrazilSecretaria Recursos HídricosI WQuixeré26- /0102/0211/02- /0319200        3003001000(-) -
ItiquiraBrazilH  - /00- /00- /02- /0215 22            
Rio São BentoBrazilCASAN (Companhia Catarinense de Águas e Saneamento)HRio São Bento58- /99- /00- /02- /0341240  V 0.80 0.80      
Furquim
[H-F]
BrazilH  - /00- /01- /02- /0318              
GuaporéBrazilTangará Energia S/AHGuaporé18- /00- /01- /02- /0332152 43           
JauruBrazilQueiroz Galvão Energética SA (90%) and Cinco Estrelas Agropecuária e Participações Ltda (10%)HJauru20- /00- /01- /02- /0351              
Serra do FacãoBrazilGEFACHSao Marcos - /0109/02- /03- /0580326610742      3003007218(N)
Monte ClaroBrazilCERAN (Companhia Energética Rio das Antas)HDas Antas1104/02- /03- /0412/04332323566        75  
João LeiteBrazilSANEAGO-Saneamento de Goiás S.A.WJoão Leite12903/0101/03- /04- /0455380270290      3003008020(N)
Risoleta Neves - formerly CandongaBrazilNovelis do Brasil LtdaHDoce5405/01- /03- /0405/0553311236356      3003004050(S)
PindobaçuBrazilCERB (Companhia de Engenharia Ambiental e Recursos Hidricos da Bahia)I WItapicuru-aço17- /01- /03- /04- /05462097591      3003005614(N)
Bandeira de MeloBrazilCERB (Companhia de Engenharia Ambiental e Recursos Hidricos da Bahia)I WParaguaçu122- /0109/03- /04- /05203207587 (1) (1)* (1)*3003005614(N)
Santa Clara - JordãoBrazilElejor Centrais Elétricas do Rio JordåoHJordåo43111/0212/03- /0401/0567588438504 (1) (1) (1)*3003004050(S)
Barra GrandeBrazilBAESA (JV of Alcoa, Companhia Paulista de Força e Luz (CPFL), Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio, Camargo Corrêa Cimentos and DME Energética)HPelotas50000- /01- /02- /05- /0685665100            
PicadaBrazilVotorantim S.A.H 7- /02- /03- /05- /0632              
Cachoeira GrandeBrazilCERB (Companhia de Engenharia Rural da Bahia)HChopin - /04- /04- /05- /051622515            
Peixe AngicalBrazilEnerpeixa S/AHTocantins274104/02- /04- /0509/0639400500582      300300700(-) -
Säo BernardoBrazilCJ Energética S/AH 2- /03- /04- /05- /0620120             
Artur Tavares de MeloBrazilUsina Olho de’ÁguaIItambé20- /03- /04- /05- /062730650       300300800(-) -
Poço do MagroBrazilCODEVASF (Companhia de Desenvolvimento dos Vales do São Francisco e do Parnaíba) 37- /03- /04- /05- /06295405868        6416(N)
Flor do SertãoBrazilMaue GeradoraW  05/05- /05- /0610/0619245             
EsmeraldaBrazilH 1- /05- /05- /06- /0619 1527        6416(N)
MosquitãoBrazilConcessionária Mosquitão S/AH 19- /04- /05- /06- /07322365776           
FundãoBrazilELEJOR - Centrais Elétricas do Rio JordãoHJordao34- /04- /05- /06- /0743445200220      3003006416(N)
Serra PretaBrazilEMBASA (Empresa Baiana de Aguas e Saneamento S/A)W 4- /05- /05- /07- /08341724451V 0.80 0.80   8020(N)
Ludesa
[H-F]
BrazilCPFL RenovaveisHChapecó142- /06- /06- /0704/0729300  1.50 1.50 0.75      
Castro AlvesBrazilCERAN (Companhia Energética Rio das Antas)HDas Antas92- /05- /06- /0702/0845350240322V 1.30 1.30   6015(N)
Quatorze (14) de JulhoBrazilCERAN (Companhia Energética Rio das Antas)HDas Antas55- /05- /06- /0710/083728175212V 1.30 1.30   7515(N)
Duas SerrasBrazilCompanhia Pernambucana de SaneamentoFDuas Serras2- /05- /06- /07- /08191136       300300   
CotiporãBrazilH  - /07- /07- /07- /07161962141           
Plano AltoBrazilCPFL RenovaveisH 2- /06- /07- /0702/08381734278V 0.75 0.75   7219(N)
JararacaBrazilVeneto Energética S/AHdas Antas8- /06- /07- /0704/08252203161        7218(N)
Linha EmiliaBrazilLinha Emília Energética S/AHCarreiro12- /06- /07- /07- /08302053554           
Santa LauraBrazilSanta Laura S/AHChapecozinho19- /06- /06- /08- /0827 2442           
Santa Rosa IIBrazilSanta Rosa S/AHGrande7- /06- /06- /08- /0831              
CachoeirãoBrazilHidrelétrica Cachoeirão SAHManhuaçu - /07- /07- /08- /082390             
Alto Irani
[H-F]
BrazilCPFL RenovaveisHIrani2- /07- /07- /08- /084427014202.50 2 2      
São SimãoBrazilSão Simão Energia S/AHItapemirim11- /06- /07- /0802/095618792115           
Angelina (formerly Portobello - Corredeira do Encano)BrazilLumbrás Energética S.A.HGarcia - /07- /07- /0803/0945178             
Engenheiro Henrique KotzianBrazilBME Energia SAHIvaí9- /06- /07- /0804/09402275876           
Pedra do GarrafãoBrazilHItabapoana - /07- /07- /0805/0915110             
Goiandira BrazilGoiás Sul Geração de Energia S.A.HVerissimo7608/07- /07- /0805/0944341  V 0.75 0.75      
Rodeio BonitoBrazilVelcan Energy Development Ltda.HIrani9- /06- /07- /0801/1032223 59V 0.85 0.85      
Ernesto Jorge DreherBrazilBME EnergiaHIvaí4- /07- /08- /0804/09232202935        6817(N)
SaltoBrazilH  - /07- /07- /09- /0942              
CristalandiaBrazilEMBASA (Empresa Baiana de Aguas e Saneamento S/A)I Wde Contas17- /05- /07- /09- /1018337             
São PedroBrazilSäo Pedro Energia S/AHJacu Braço Norte2- /06- /07- /09- /10301402235           
CriúvaBrazilCriúva Energética S/AHLajeado Grange7- /08- /08- /0912/09232468095        7218(N)
Areia BrancaBrazilHidrelétrica Areia Branca S.A. (Tractebel Energia)HManhuaçu - /08- /08- /09- /0928257             
PalanquinhoBrazilSerrana Energética S/AHLajeado Grande6- /07- /08- /0901/103213789103        7218(N)
Mulungu do MorroBrazilEMBASA (Empresa Baiana de Aguas e Saneamento S/A)I WTijuco2- /07- /08- /0903/1023156             
Poço do MarruaBrazilCOMDEPI WParnaiba293- /07- /08- /09- /1048806506630           
Barra dos CoqueirosBrazilGerdau SAH WClaro 08/07- /08- /0907/1015              
São JoséBrazilCompanhia Energetica de Sao PauloHCarreiro - /07- /08- /09- /1030              
Passo de MeioBrazilEnergética Campos de Cima da Serra LtdaHdas Antas27- /07- /08- /09- /1031110             
CaçuBrazilGerdau SAHClaro - /07- /08- /09- /1040              
Santa ClaraBrazilCentrais Elétricas do Rio Jordão S/AHMucuri151- /07- /08- /09- /1072242520600      300300 0 
ArvoredoBrazilCPFL RenovaveisHIrani2- /08- /09- /0904/10392505381V 0.75 0.75   8020(N)
GasparinoBrazilAndrade Galvão Engenharia Ltda.W  - /07- /08- /1010/10281000 130           
Rondon IIBrazilEletrogoes S/A.H 478- /07- /08- /10- /1119              
FigueirópolisBrazilCPFL RenovabeisHJauru34- /08- /09- /1012/1028170  V 0.43 0.75      
PipocaBrazilHidrolétrica Pipoca S/AHSanto Antonio8- /08- /09- /10- /1126              
IbiramaBrazilIbirama Energética SAH  - /09- /09- /10- /1015              
Ninho da ÁguiaBrazilCPFL RenovaveisHSanto Antônio1- /09- /09- /10- /101594 14V 0.75 0.75      
CajuBrazilEnergisa Geracao Rio Grande S/AHRio Grande10- /09- /09- /1003/11382206682           
LavrinhaBrazilBMEHParaiba do Sul 12/07- /09- /10- /1128 85            
Ingazeira - formerly San AntonioBrazilDNOCS (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra a Seca)WPajeú49- /08- /09- /10- /11265666492           
São Gonçalo - formerly Santa BárbaraBrazilSPE São Gonçalo Energia S.A.HSanta Bárbara6- /08- /09- /10- /11281541426V 0.75 0.75   6817(N)
SimplicioBrazilFurnas Centrais Elétricas S/A.H  - /08- /09- /10- /1130260 94           
Corrente GrandeBrazilCPFL RenovaveisHCorrente Grande12- /10- /10- /10- /1030115  V 0.75 0.75      
Marco BalboBrazilH  - /10- /10- /10- /1030 4273           
MauáBrazilConsorcio Energético Cruzeiro do Sul (Copel and Electrosul Centrais Eléctricas SA)HTibagi84- /0901/1005/11- /1285745633753V(2)0.80(10)  30024006015(N)
AntaBrazilFurnasHParaiba do Sul114- /09- /10- /1112/11302704455           
MoínhoBrazilStatkraftHBernado Jose1- /09- /10- /11- /1122 925        6817(N)
AutódromoBrazilAutódromo Energética S/ACarreiro4- /10- /10- /11- /11232002147        6717(N)
Boa FéBrazilBoa Fé EnergéticaHCarrero - /10- /10- /11- /11261983258           
Santo Antonio BrazilEnergisa Geracao Rio Grande S/AHRio Grande17- /09- /10- /1102/124428581105           
São Sebastião do AltoBrazilEnergisa Geracao Rio Grande S/AHRio Grande44- /09- /10- /11- /12402005175           
Boa SorteBrazilBoa Sorte Energética S/AHTijucas18- /07- /07- /12- /1226              
OuroBrazilH  - /10- /10- /12- /1216              
Victor Baptista Adami (formerly Passos Maia)BrazilPasso Maia Energética S.A. (Adami, Desenvix, Statkraft)HChapecó14- /10- /11- /1209/1234 66         7218(N)
MarrecasBrazilSAMAEWMarrecas3303/10- /11- /1212/1235430             
Água LimpaBrazilÁgua Limpa Energia S/AHPalmeiras10- /11- /11- /12- /127967442            
RetiroBrazilCTG BrasilSapucai18- /10- /11- /1207/1315482             
GaribaldiBrazilCTG Brasil (previously Triunfo Engergia)HCanoas - /10- /11- /1209/1340490264382           
MamoeiroBrazilEstado do CearáW 21- /10- /11- /12- /1315              
Ivan Botelho I (Ponte)BrazilCentrais Hidrelétricas Grapon S/AHPomba17- /10- /11- /12- /1332              
PezziBrazilPezzi Energética S.A.Hdas Antas24- /11- /12- /12- /1342 4480        7619(N)
Serra dos Cavalinhos IIBrazilSerra dos Cavalinhos II Energética S.A.Hdas Antas24- /11- /12- /12- /1342 3380        7218(N)
Rastro de AutoBrazilH  - /11- /11- /13- /1323              
João BorgesBrazilEletrosul Centrais Elétricas SAHCaneiras - /12- /12- /1311/1324273             
Barra de Rio ChapéuBrazilEletrosul Centrais Elétricas S/AH WBraço do Norte21- /12- /12- /13- /1321              
Serro AzulBrazilW 303- /12- /13- /14- /15661015             
Teles PiresBrazilANEEL (Agência Nacional de Energia Elétrica)HTeles Pires107/11- /13- /1509/16803605001020           
IgarapebaBrazilSecretária de Desenvolvimento EconômicoWUna69- /13- /14- /15- /1661              
Mata Velha
[H-F]
BrazilCPFL RenovaveisHPreto38- /14- /14- /1504/164427245651.25 1.25 1.25      
Jubinha IBrazilItamarati Norte S.A.HJubinha480- /15- /15- /15- /15211540             
Juba IVBrazilItamarati Norte S.A.HJuba7- /15- /15- /15- /1526570             
Cacimba NovaBrazilProjeto Transposição das Águas do Rio São FranciscoI W 3- /13- /14- /16- /161819652            
Belo MonteBrazilNorte Energia S.A.HXingu5- /11- /14- /16- /2074680632208V 1.20 separate      
São RoqueBrazilSão Roque Energética S.A.HCanoas - /12- /17- /18- /1968151100583V 0.75 0.75      
ItaocaraBrazilCemig Geração e Transmissão SA and Itaocara Energia LtdaHParaiba do Sul170001/16- /17- /18- /1950              
Panelas IIBrazilSecretária de Desenvolvimento EconômicoW 23- /16- /1706/19- /2055              
TaquarembóBrazilW  05/08- /10- /19- /2033330             
NegreirosBrazilFUNCATE-Fundação de Ciência,Aplicações e Tecnologia EspaciaisW 495- /17- /18- /19- /203524956            
MiguillasBrazil  - /17- /19- /20- /2135              

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Please note: only dams ≥ 15m which have been completed, are under construction, or due to begin RCC placement in the current year are included in the list below.

Results are sorted in the following order: Finish of RCC, Start of RCC, Finish of Project, Start of Project, Height and alphabetical by Dam Name.

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: Brazil

Owner: SRH (Secretaria de Recursos Hidricos)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Gravata

Reservoir capacity: 97 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/85

Start of RCC: 07/85

End of RCC: 10/86

End of Project: 06/87

Specifications

Height: 56 metres

Length: 230 metres

Volume of RCC: 132 m3x103

Total volume: 143 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
55
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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Saco de Nova Olinda on Google Earth

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: Brazil

Owner: CEMIG (Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation

River: Caraibas

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/90

Start of RCC: 04/90

End of RCC: 09/90

End of Project: 02/91

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 18 m3x103

Total volume: 22 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
20Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Caraibas - CEMIG completed
Caraibas - CEMIG completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CODEVASF

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation / Recreation / Water Supply

River: Gameleira

Reservoir capacity: 145 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/90

Start of RCC: 07/90

End of RCC: 04/91

End of Project: 05/91

Specifications

Height: 29 metres

Length: 150 metres

Volume of RCC: 27 m3x103

Total volume: 29 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
52
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
13No pozzolan used  -
  
Gameleira completed
Gameleira completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: SUPLAN/RN

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Taperobá

Reservoir capacity: 76 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/91

Start of RCC: 12/91

End of RCC: -/93

End of Project: -/94

Specifications

Height: 34 metres

Length: 296 metres

Volume of RCC: 69 m3x103

Total volume: 89 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16No pozzolan used  -
  
Photo coming soon

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Country: Brazil

Owner: SUPLAN/PB

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Picuí

Reservoir capacity: 21 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/93

Start of RCC: 10/93

End of RCC: 10/94

End of Project: -/95

Specifications

Height: 31 metres

Length: 135 metres

Volume of RCC: 27 m3x103

Total volume: 28 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
56
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
14Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Várzea Grande completed
Várzea Grande completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CODEVASF (Companhia de Desenvolvimento dos Vales do Sao Francisco do Parnaiba

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Cova da Mandioca

Reservoir capacity: 126 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/93

Start of RCC: 01/93

End of RCC: 12/94

End of Project: 12/94

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 360 metres

Volume of RCC: 75 m3x103

Total volume: 79 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16No pozzolan used  -
  
Cova da Mandioca completed
Cova da Mandioca completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Companhia Pernambucana de Saceamento

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Do Prata

Reservoir capacity: 42 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/92

Start of RCC: -/92

End of RCC: 12/94

End of Project: -/95

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 405 metres

Volume of RCC: 61 m3x103

Total volume: 75 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
    [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
    [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Do Prata completed
Do Prata completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: SRH/CE (Secretaria de Rewrsos Hidricos-CE)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Saõ Gonçalo

Reservoir capacity: 69 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/93

Start of RCC: 07/93

End of RCC: 05/95

End of Project: -/96

Specifications

Height: 51 metres

Length: 116 metres

Volume of RCC: 87 m3x103

Total volume: 93 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Canoas completed
Canoas completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: DNOCS (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra a Seca)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Paraíba

Reservoir capacity: 247 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/93

Start of RCC: -/93

End of RCC: -/95

End of Project: -/95

Specifications

Height: 79 metres

Length: 674 metres

Volume of RCC: 674 m3x103

Total volume: 734 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Acauã completed
Acauã completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Brennand Energia

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Juba

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/93

Start of RCC: -/93

End of RCC: -/95

End of Project: -/96

Specifications

Height: 21 metres

Length: 238 metres

Volume of RCC: 96 m3x103

Total volume: 113 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Photo coming soon

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Details

Country: Brazil

Owner: Brennand Energia

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Juba

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/93

Start of RCC: -/93

End of RCC: -/95

End of Project: -/96

Specifications

Height: 21 metres

Length: 250 metres

Volume of RCC: 105 m3x103

Total volume: 114 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Photo coming soon

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Secretaria Estadual do Meio Ambiente e Recursos Hídricos do RN

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Recreation / Water Supply

River: Seridó

Reservoir capacity: 50 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/93

Start of RCC: -/93

End of RCC: -/95

End of Project: -/96

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 458 metres

Volume of RCC: 27 m3x103

Total volume: 28 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Passagem de Trairas completed
Passagem de Trairas completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: COPEL (Companhia Paranense de Energia)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jordão

Reservoir capacity: 110 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/94

Start of RCC: 05/94

End of RCC: 02/96

End of Project: 09/96

Specifications

Height: 95 metres

Length: 550 metres

Volume of RCC: 570 m3x103

Total volume: 647 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.74RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.74Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Jordão completed
Jordão completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Copel Geração e Transmissão S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jordão

Reservoir capacity: 110 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/94

Start of RCC: 05/94

End of RCC: -/96

End of Project: 12/97

Specifications

Height: 66 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Derivação do Rio Jordão completed
Derivação do Rio Jordão completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CPEE (Companhia Paulista de Energia Elétrica)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Do Peixe

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/96

Start of RCC: 02/96

End of RCC: 12/97

End of Project: -/98

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 20 m3x103

Total volume: 34 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
120
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
0 
Rio do Peixe completed
Rio do Peixe completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Saneamento de Goiás S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/86

Start of RCC: -/86

End of RCC: -/97

End of Project: -/97

Specifications

Height: 47 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 129 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Photo coming soon

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Country: Brazil

Owner: DNOCS (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra a Seca)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Ipojuca

Reservoir capacity: 37 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/95

Start of RCC: 05/95

End of RCC: -/97

End of Project: -/98

Specifications

Height: 56 metres

Length: 420 metres

Volume of RCC: 113 m3x103

Total volume: 125 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Pedro Moura Junior - formerly Belo Jardim completed
Pedro Moura Junior - formerly Belo Jardim completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: COPEL (Companhia Paranense de Energia)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Iguaçu

Reservoir capacity: 3573 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/95

Start of RCC: 02/95

End of RCC: 07/98

End of Project: 12/98

Specifications

Height: 67 metres

Length: 1083 metres

Volume of RCC: 912 m3x103

Total volume: 1438 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
20Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Gov. José Richa - formerly Salto Caxias completed
Gov. José Richa - formerly Salto Caxias completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CORSAN (Companhia Riograndense de Saneamento)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Ibicui-Mirim

Reservoir capacity: 24 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/97

Start of RCC: 07/97

End of RCC: 07/98

End of Project: 11/98

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 675 metres

Volume of RCC: 69 m3x103

Total volume: 95 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
30Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Val de Serra completed
Val de Serra completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: DNOCS (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra a Secas)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation / Recreation / Water Supply

River: Capiibaribe

Reservoir capacity: 286 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/96

Start of RCC: 07/96

End of RCC: 10/98

End of Project: -/99

Specifications

Height: 63 metres

Length: 442 metres

Volume of RCC: 472 m3x103

Total volume: 500 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Jucazinho completed
Jucazinho completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CORSAN (Companhia Riograndense de Saneamento)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Arroio Burati

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/98

Start of RCC: -/98

End of RCC: 07/99

End of Project: -/00

Specifications

Height: 29 metres

Length: 219 metres

Volume of RCC: 80 m3x103

Total volume: 115 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Bertarello on Google Earth
Bertarello on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Empresas de Electricidade Vale Paranapanema

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Itabapoana

Reservoir capacity: 17 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/98

Start of RCC: 04/98

End of RCC: 09/99

End of Project: -/00

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 212 metres

Volume of RCC: 45 m3x103

Total volume: 75 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
45
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
55Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Rosal completed
Rosal completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CERB (Companhia de Engenharia Rural da Bahia)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Itapicuru-açu

Reservoir capacity: 39 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/98

Start of RCC: 05/98

End of RCC: 12/99

End of Project: 02/00

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 266 metres

Volume of RCC: 90 m3x103

Total volume: 105 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Ponto Novo completed
Ponto Novo completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Belgo Mineira-Samarco

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Piracicaba

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/97

Start of RCC: -/97

End of RCC: -/99

End of Project: -/00

Specifications

Height: 41 metres

Length: 499 metres

Volume of RCC: 85 m3x103

Total volume: 102 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
20Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Guilman-Amorin completed
Guilman-Amorin completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Eletronorte SA

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tocantins

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/98

Start of RCC: 06/98

End of RCC: 09/00

End of Project: 10/05

Specifications

Height: 78 metres

Length: 1541 metres

Volume of RCC: 88 m3x103

Total volume: 8800 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
30Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Tucuruí - 2nd Phase completed
Tucuruí - 2nd Phase completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Dona Francisca Energértica SA

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jacuí

Reservoir capacity: 335 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/98

Start of RCC: 08/98

End of RCC: 10/00

End of Project: 12/00

Specifications

Height: 63 metres

Length: 670 metres

Volume of RCC: 485 m3x103

Total volume: 665 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Dona Francisca completed
Dona Francisca completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Secretaria Estadual do Meio Ambiente e Recursos Hídricos do RN

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation / Recreation / Water Supply

River: Apodi

Reservoir capacity: 600 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/98

Start of RCC: -/98

End of RCC: -/00

End of Project: -/01

Specifications

Height: 58 metres

Length: 1660 metres

Volume of RCC: 1023 m3x103

Total volume: 1120 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Santa Cruz do Apodi completed
Santa Cruz do Apodi completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Companhia Pernambucana de Saneamento

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Tiúma

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/99

Start of RCC: -/99

End of RCC: 01/01

End of Project: 05/01

Specifications

Height: 16 metres

Length: 290 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Tiúma completed
Tiúma completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Companhia Energética Mercosul (of the Tractebel Group)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tocantins

Reservoir capacity: 2300 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/99

Start of RCC: 03/99

End of RCC: 10/01

End of Project: 10/02

Specifications

Height: 71 metres

Length: 510 metres

Volume of RCC: 527 m3x103

Total volume: 833 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeTraditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
40
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Cana Brava completed
Cana Brava completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: DNOCS/Minas Gerais

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation / Recreation / Water Supply

River: Congonhas

Reservoir capacity: 800 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/99

Start of RCC: 10/99

End of RCC: 12/01

End of Project: -/02

Specifications

Height: 85 metres

Length: 668 metres

Volume of RCC: 890 m3x103

Total volume: 1030 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Castanhão completed
Castanhão completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Investco (Tractebel)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tocantins

Reservoir capacity: 4982 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/98

Start of RCC: 07/98

End of RCC: 12/01

End of Project: 12/02

Specifications

Height: 43 metres

Length: 2100 metres

Volume of RCC: 188 m3x103

Total volume: 210 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
30
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
40Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Lajeado (Luis Eduardo Magalhães) completed
Lajeado (Luis Eduardo Magalhães) completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: DNOCS (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra a Seca)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation / Recreation / Water Supply

River: do Carmo

Reservoir capacity: 293 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/98

Start of RCC: -/98

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: -/01

Specifications

Height: 42 metres

Length: 2308 metres

Volume of RCC: 644 m3x103

Total volume: 658 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Umari completed
Umari completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Aliança Geração de Energia SA

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Rio Grande

Reservoir capacity: 285 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/97

Start of RCC: -/97

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: 12/02

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Funil completed
Funil completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CERB (Companhia de Engenharia Rural da Bahia)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation / Recreation / Water Supply

River: Itapicuru

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: -/01

Specifications

Height: 24 metres

Length: 220 metres

Volume of RCC: 42 m3x103

Total volume: 60 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
34
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
41No pozzolan used  -
  
Pedras Altas completed
Pedras Altas completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CAGEPE (Companhia Pernambucana de Saneamento)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Pirapama

Reservoir capacity: 61 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: -/01

Specifications

Height: 25 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 87 m3x103

Total volume: 137 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18No pozzolan used  -
  
Pirapama completed
Pirapama completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Ceste

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation / Recreation / Water Supply

River: Curimatá

Reservoir capacity: 24 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/97

Start of RCC: -/97

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: 11/02

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Estreito completed
Estreito completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Estado da Paraiba (Companhia de Aguas e Esgotus)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Riachäo

Reservoir capacity: 27 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/00

Start of RCC: 05/00

End of RCC: 06/02

End of Project: -/02

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 465 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Camará completed
Camará completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Secretaria Recursos Hídricos

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Quixeré

Reservoir capacity: 26 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/01

Start of RCC: -/01

End of RCC: 11/02

End of Project: -/03

Specifications

Height: 19 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
    [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
    [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Carnaúba completed
Carnaúba completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: -/02

End of Project: -/02

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 22 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Photo coming soon

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CASAN (Companhia Catarinense de Águas e Saneamento)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Rio São Bento

Reservoir capacity: 58 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/99

Start of RCC: -/99

End of RCC: -/02

End of Project: -/03

Specifications

Height: 41 metres

Length: 240 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Rio São Bento completed
Rio São Bento completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: -/02

End of Project: -/03

Specifications

Height: 18 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Furquim on Google Earth
Furquim on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Tangará Energia S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Guaporé

Reservoir capacity: 18 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: -/02

End of Project: -/03

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 152 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 43 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Guaporé under construction
Guaporé under construction

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Queiroz Galvão Energética SA (90%) and Cinco Estrelas Agropecuária e Participações Ltda (10%)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jauru

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: -/02

End of Project: -/03

Specifications

Height: 51 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Jauru completed
Jauru completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: GEFAC

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Sao Marcos

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/01

Start of RCC: -/01

End of RCC: -/03

End of Project: -/05

Specifications

Height: 80 metres

Length: 326 metres

Volume of RCC: 610 m3x103

Total volume: 742 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Photo coming soon

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CERAN (Companhia Energética Rio das Antas)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 11 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/02

Start of RCC: 04/02

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: 12/04

Specifications

Height: 33 metres

Length: 232 metres

Volume of RCC: 35 m3x103

Total volume: 66 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
75
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Monte Claro completed
Monte Claro completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: SANEAGO-Saneamento de Goiás S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: João Leite

Reservoir capacity: 129 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/01

Start of RCC: 03/01

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: -/04

Specifications

Height: 55 metres

Length: 380 metres

Volume of RCC: 270 m3x103

Total volume: 290 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
20Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
João Leite completed
João Leite completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Novelis do Brasil Ltda

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Doce

Reservoir capacity: 54 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/01

Start of RCC: 05/01

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: 05/05

Specifications

Height: 53 metres

Length: 311 metres

Volume of RCC: 236 m3x103

Total volume: 356 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
40
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Risoleta Neves - formerly Candonga under construction
Risoleta Neves - formerly Candonga under construction

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CERB (Companhia de Engenharia Ambiental e Recursos Hidricos da Bahia)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Itapicuru-aço

Reservoir capacity: 17 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/01

Start of RCC: -/01

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: -/05

Specifications

Height: 46 metres

Length: 209 metres

Volume of RCC: 75 m3x103

Total volume: 91 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
56
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
14Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Pindobaçu completed
Pindobaçu completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CERB (Companhia de Engenharia Ambiental e Recursos Hidricos da Bahia)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Paraguaçu

Reservoir capacity: 122 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/01

Start of RCC: -/01

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: -/05

Specifications

Height: 20 metres

Length: 320 metres

Volume of RCC: 75 m3x103

Total volume: 87 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
56
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
14Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Bandeira de Melo completed
Bandeira de Melo completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Elejor Centrais Elétricas do Rio Jordåo

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jordåo

Reservoir capacity: 431 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/02

Start of RCC: 11/02

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: 01/05

Specifications

Height: 67 metres

Length: 588 metres

Volume of RCC: 438 m3x103

Total volume: 504 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
40
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Santa Clara - Jordão completed
Santa Clara - Jordão completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: BAESA (JV of Alcoa, Companhia Paulista de Força e Luz (CPFL), Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio, Camargo Corrêa Cimentos and DME Energética)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Pelotas

Reservoir capacity: 50000 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/01

Start of RCC: -/01

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: -/06

Specifications

Height: 85 metres

Length: 665 metres

Volume of RCC: 100 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Barra Grande on Google Earth
Barra Grande on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Votorantim S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/02

Start of RCC: -/02

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: -/06

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Picada completed
Picada completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CERB (Companhia de Engenharia Rural da Bahia)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Chopin

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/04

Start of RCC: -/04

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: -/05

Specifications

Height: 16 metres

Length: 225 metres

Volume of RCC: 15 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Cachoeira Grande completed
Cachoeira Grande completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Enerpeixa S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tocantins

Reservoir capacity: 2741 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/02

Start of RCC: 04/02

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: 09/06

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 400 metres

Volume of RCC: 500 m3x103

Total volume: 582 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Peixe Angical completed
Peixe Angical completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CJ Energética S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/03

Start of RCC: -/03

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: -/06

Specifications

Height: 20 metres

Length: 120 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Säo Bernardo completed
Säo Bernardo completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Usina Olho de’Água

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Itambé

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/03

Start of RCC: -/03

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: -/06

Specifications

Height: 27 metres

Length: 306 metres

Volume of RCC: 50 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
    [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
    [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Artur Tavares de Melo completed
Artur Tavares de Melo completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CODEVASF (Companhia de Desenvolvimento dos Vales do São Francisco e do Parnaíba)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 37 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/03

Start of RCC: -/03

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: -/06

Specifications

Height: 29 metres

Length: 540 metres

Volume of RCC: 58 m3x103

Total volume: 68 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Poço do Magro completed
Poço do Magro completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Maue Geradora

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/05

Start of RCC: 05/05

End of RCC: -/06

End of Project: 10/06

Specifications

Height: 19 metres

Length: 245 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Flor do Sertão completed
Flor do Sertão completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/05

Start of RCC: -/05

End of RCC: -/06

End of Project: -/06

Specifications

Height: 19 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 15 m3x103

Total volume: 27 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Esmeralda under construction
Esmeralda under construction

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Concessionária Mosquitão S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 19 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/04

Start of RCC: -/04

End of RCC: -/06

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 236 metres

Volume of RCC: 57 m3x103

Total volume: 76 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Mosquitão completed
Mosquitão completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: ELEJOR - Centrais Elétricas do Rio Jordão

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jordao

Reservoir capacity: 34 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/04

Start of RCC: -/04

End of RCC: -/06

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 43 metres

Length: 445 metres

Volume of RCC: 200 m3x103

Total volume: 220 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Fundão completed
Fundão completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: EMBASA (Empresa Baiana de Aguas e Saneamento S/A)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/05

Start of RCC: -/05

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 34 metres

Length: 172 metres

Volume of RCC: 44 m3x103

Total volume: 51 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
20Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Serra Preta completed
Serra Preta completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CPFL Renovaveis

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Chapecó

Reservoir capacity: 142 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: 04/07

Specifications

Height: 29 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
1.50 
Downstream
SlopeType
1.50 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Ludesa completed
Ludesa completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CERAN (Companhia Energética Rio das Antas)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 92 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/05

Start of RCC: -/05

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: 02/08

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 240 m3x103

Total volume: 322 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
1.30 
Spillway
SlopeType
1.30 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Castro Alves completed
Castro Alves completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CERAN (Companhia Energética Rio das Antas)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 55 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/05

Start of RCC: -/05

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: 10/08

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 281 metres

Volume of RCC: 75 m3x103

Total volume: 212 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
1.30 
Spillway
SlopeType
1.30 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
75
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Quatorze (14) de Julho completed
Quatorze (14) de Julho completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Companhia Pernambucana de Saneamento

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Duas Serras

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/05

Start of RCC: -/05

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 19 metres

Length: 113 metres

Volume of RCC: 6 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Duas Serras on Google Earth
Duas Serras on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 16 metres

Length: 196 metres

Volume of RCC: 21 m3x103

Total volume: 41 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Photo coming soon

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CPFL Renovaveis

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: 02/08

Specifications

Height: 38 metres

Length: 173 metres

Volume of RCC: 42 m3x103

Total volume: 78 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
19Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Plano Alto on Google Earth
Plano Alto on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Veneto Energética S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: 04/08

Specifications

Height: 25 metres

Length: 220 metres

Volume of RCC: 31 m3x103

Total volume: 61 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Jararaca on Google Earth
Jararaca on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Linha Emília Energética S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Carreiro

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 205 metres

Volume of RCC: 35 m3x103

Total volume: 54 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Linha Emilia completed
Linha Emilia completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Santa Laura S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Chapecozinho

Reservoir capacity: 19 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 27 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 24 m3x103

Total volume: 42 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Santa Laura completed
Santa Laura completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Santa Rosa S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Grande

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 31 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Santa Rosa II on Google Earth
Santa Rosa II on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Hidrelétrica Cachoeirão SA

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Manhuaçu

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 23 metres

Length: 90 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Cachoeirão on Google Earth
Cachoeirão on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CPFL Renovaveis

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Irani

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 44 metres

Length: 270 metres

Volume of RCC: 14 m3x103

Total volume: 20 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
2.50 
Downstream
SlopeType
2 
Spillway
SlopeType
2 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Alto Irani completed
Alto Irani completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: São Simão Energia S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Itapemirim

Reservoir capacity: 11 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: 02/09

Specifications

Height: 56 metres

Length: 187 metres

Volume of RCC: 92 m3x103

Total volume: 115 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
São Simão on Google Earth
São Simão on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Lumbrás Energética S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Garcia

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: 03/09

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 178 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Angelina (formerly Portobello - Corredeira do Encano) under construction
Angelina (formerly Portobello - Corredeira do Encano) under construction

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Country: Brazil

Owner: BME Energia SA

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Ivaí

Reservoir capacity: 9 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: 04/09

Specifications

Height: 40 metres

Length: 227 metres

Volume of RCC: 58 m3x103

Total volume: 76 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Photo coming soon

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Itabapoana

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: 05/09

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: 110 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Pedra do Garrafão completed
Pedra do Garrafão completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Goiás Sul Geração de Energia S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Verissimo

Reservoir capacity: 76 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/07

Start of RCC: 08/07

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: 05/09

Specifications

Height: 44 metres

Length: 341 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Goiandira completed
Goiandira completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Velcan Energy Development Ltda.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Irani

Reservoir capacity: 9 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: 01/10

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 223 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 59 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.85 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Rodeio Bonito completed
Rodeio Bonito completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: BME Energia

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Ivaí

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: 04/09

Specifications

Height: 23 metres

Length: 220 metres

Volume of RCC: 29 m3x103

Total volume: 35 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
68
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
17Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Ernesto Jorge Dreher completed
Ernesto Jorge Dreher completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/09

Specifications

Height: 42 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Photo coming soon

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Country: Brazil

Owner: EMBASA (Empresa Baiana de Aguas e Saneamento S/A)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: de Contas

Reservoir capacity: 17 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/05

Start of RCC: -/05

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 18 metres

Length: 337 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Cristalandia completed
Cristalandia completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Säo Pedro Energia S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jacu Braço Norte

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 140 metres

Volume of RCC: 22 m3x103

Total volume: 35 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
São Pedro completed
São Pedro completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Criúva Energética S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Lajeado Grange

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: 12/09

Specifications

Height: 23 metres

Length: 246 metres

Volume of RCC: 80 m3x103

Total volume: 95 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Criúva completed
Criúva completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Hidrelétrica Areia Branca S.A. (Tractebel Energia)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Manhuaçu

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/09

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 257 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Areia Branca completed
Areia Branca completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Serrana Energética S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Lajeado Grande

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: 01/10

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 137 metres

Volume of RCC: 89 m3x103

Total volume: 103 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Palanquinho completed
Palanquinho completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: EMBASA (Empresa Baiana de Aguas e Saneamento S/A)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Tijuco

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: 03/10

Specifications

Height: 23 metres

Length: 156 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Mulungu do Morro completed
Mulungu do Morro completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: COMDEP

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Parnaiba

Reservoir capacity: 293 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 806 metres

Volume of RCC: 506 m3x103

Total volume: 630 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Poço do Marrua completed
Poço do Marrua completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Gerdau SA

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Water Supply

River: Claro

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/07

Start of RCC: 08/07

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: 07/10

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Barra dos Coqueiros on Google Earth
Barra dos Coqueiros on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Companhia Energetica de Sao Paulo

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Carreiro

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
São José on Google Earth
São José on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Energética Campos de Cima da Serra Ltda

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 27 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 31 metres

Length: 110 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Passo de Meio completed
Passo de Meio completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Gerdau SA

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Claro

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 40 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Caçu completed
Caçu completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Centrais Elétricas do Rio Jordão S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Mucuri

Reservoir capacity: 151 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 72 metres

Length: 242 metres

Volume of RCC: 520 m3x103

Total volume: 600 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0 
  
Santa Clara completed
Santa Clara completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CPFL Renovaveis

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Irani

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: 04/10

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 250 metres

Volume of RCC: 53 m3x103

Total volume: 81 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
20Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Arvoredo completed
Arvoredo completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Andrade Galvão Engenharia Ltda.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: 10/10

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 1000 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 130 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

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Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Gasparino completed
Gasparino completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Eletrogoes S/A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 478 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 19 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

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Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Rondon II under construction
Rondon II under construction

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CPFL Renovabeis

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jauru

Reservoir capacity: 34 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: 12/10

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 170 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.43 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Figueirópolis completed
Figueirópolis completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Hidrolétrica Pipoca S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Santo Antonio

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

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Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Pipoca completed
Pipoca completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Ibirama Energética SA

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Photo coming soon

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CPFL Renovaveis

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Santo Antônio

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: 94 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 14 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Ninho da Águia completed
Ninho da Águia completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Energisa Geracao Rio Grande S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Rio Grande

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: 03/11

Specifications

Height: 38 metres

Length: 220 metres

Volume of RCC: 66 m3x103

Total volume: 82 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

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Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Caju under construction
Caju under construction

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Country: Brazil

Owner: BME

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Paraiba do Sul

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/07

Start of RCC: 12/07

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 85 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Lavrinha on Google Earth
Lavrinha on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: DNOCS (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra a Seca)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Pajeú

Reservoir capacity: 49 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 566 metres

Volume of RCC: 64 m3x103

Total volume: 92 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Ingazeira - formerly San Antonio under construction
Ingazeira - formerly San Antonio under construction

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Country: Brazil

Owner: SPE São Gonçalo Energia S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Santa Bárbara

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 154 metres

Volume of RCC: 14 m3x103

Total volume: 26 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
68
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
17Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
São Gonçalo - formerly Santa Bárbara completed
São Gonçalo - formerly Santa Bárbara completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Furnas Centrais Elétricas S/A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 260 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 94 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Photo coming soon

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CPFL Renovaveis

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Corrente Grande

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/10

Start of RCC: -/10

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 115 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Corrente Grande completed
Corrente Grande completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/10

Start of RCC: -/10

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 42 m3x103

Total volume: 73 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Photo coming soon

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Consorcio Energético Cruzeiro do Sul (Copel and Electrosul Centrais Eléctricas SA)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tibagi

Reservoir capacity: 84 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: 05/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 85 metres

Length: 745 metres

Volume of RCC: 633 m3x103

Total volume: 753 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3002400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Mauá completed
Mauá completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Furnas

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Paraiba do Sul

Reservoir capacity: 114 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: 12/11

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 270 metres

Volume of RCC: 44 m3x103

Total volume: 55 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Anta completed
Anta completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Statkraft

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Bernado Jose

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 22 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 9 m3x103

Total volume: 25 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
68
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
17Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Moínho completed
Moínho completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Autódromo Energética S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Carreiro

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/10

Start of RCC: -/10

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 23 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 21 m3x103

Total volume: 47 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
67
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
17Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Autódromo completed
Autódromo completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Boa Fé Energética

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Carrero

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/10

Start of RCC: -/10

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 198 metres

Volume of RCC: 32 m3x103

Total volume: 58 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Photo coming soon

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Energisa Geracao Rio Grande S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Rio Grande

Reservoir capacity: 17 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: 02/12

Specifications

Height: 44 metres

Length: 285 metres

Volume of RCC: 81 m3x103

Total volume: 105 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Santo Antonio completed
Santo Antonio completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Energisa Geracao Rio Grande S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Rio Grande

Reservoir capacity: 44 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 40 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 51 m3x103

Total volume: 75 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
São Sebastião do Alto completed
São Sebastião do Alto completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Boa Sorte Energética S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tijucas

Reservoir capacity: 18 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Boa Sorte completed
Boa Sorte completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/10

Start of RCC: -/10

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 16 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Photo coming soon

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Passo Maia Energética S.A. (Adami, Desenvix, Statkraft)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Chapecó

Reservoir capacity: 14 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/10

Start of RCC: -/10

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: 09/12

Specifications

Height: 34 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 66 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Photo coming soon

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Country: Brazil

Owner: SAMAE

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Marrecas

Reservoir capacity: 33 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/10

Start of RCC: 03/10

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: 12/12

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 430 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Marrecas completed
Marrecas completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Água Limpa Energia S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Palmeiras

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/11

Start of RCC: -/11

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 79 metres

Length: 674 metres

Volume of RCC: 42 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Água Limpa completed
Água Limpa completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CTG Brasil

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Sapucai

Reservoir capacity: 18 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/10

Start of RCC: -/10

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: 07/13

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: 482 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Retiro completed
Retiro completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CTG Brasil (previously Triunfo Engergia)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Canoas

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/10

Start of RCC: -/10

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: 09/13

Specifications

Height: 40 metres

Length: 490 metres

Volume of RCC: 264 m3x103

Total volume: 382 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Garibaldi completed
Garibaldi completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Estado do Ceará

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 21 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/10

Start of RCC: -/10

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Mamoeiro completed
Mamoeiro completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Centrais Hidrelétricas Grapon S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Pomba

Reservoir capacity: 17 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/10

Start of RCC: -/10

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Ivan Botelho I (Ponte) on Google Earth
Ivan Botelho I (Ponte) on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Pezzi Energética S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 24 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/11

Start of RCC: -/11

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 42 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 44 m3x103

Total volume: 80 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
76
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
19Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Pezzi completed
Pezzi completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Serra dos Cavalinhos II Energética S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 24 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/11

Start of RCC: -/11

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 42 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 33 m3x103

Total volume: 80 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Serra dos Cavalinhos II completed
Serra dos Cavalinhos II completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/11

Start of RCC: -/11

End of RCC: -/13

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 23 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Photo coming soon

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Eletrosul Centrais Elétricas SA

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Caneiras

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/12

Start of RCC: -/12

End of RCC: -/13

End of Project: 11/13

Specifications

Height: 24 metres

Length: 273 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

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João Borges completed
João Borges completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Eletrosul Centrais Elétricas S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Water Supply

River: Braço do Norte

Reservoir capacity: 21 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/12

Start of RCC: -/12

End of RCC: -/13

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 21 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

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SlopeType
  
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Barra de Rio Chapéu under construction
Barra de Rio Chapéu under construction

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 303 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/12

Start of RCC: -/12

End of RCC: -/14

End of Project: -/15

Specifications

Height: 66 metres

Length: 1015 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

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SlopeType
  
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Serro Azul completed
Serro Azul completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: ANEEL (Agência Nacional de Energia Elétrica)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Teles Pires

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/11

Start of RCC: 07/11

End of RCC: -/15

End of Project: 09/16

Specifications

Height: 80 metres

Length: 360 metres

Volume of RCC: 500 m3x103

Total volume: 1020 m3x103

Construction Methods

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Cementitious material

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Teles Pires under construction
Teles Pires under construction

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Secretária de Desenvolvimento Econômico

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Una

Reservoir capacity: 69 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/13

Start of RCC: -/13

End of RCC: -/15

End of Project: -/16

Specifications

Height: 61 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

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Igarapeba completed
Igarapeba completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CPFL Renovaveis

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Preto

Reservoir capacity: 38 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/14

Start of RCC: -/14

End of RCC: -/15

End of Project: 04/16

Specifications

Height: 44 metres

Length: 272 metres

Volume of RCC: 45 m3x103

Total volume: 65 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
1.25 
Downstream
SlopeType
1.25 
Spillway
SlopeType
1.25 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
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Mata Velha completed
Mata Velha completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Itamarati Norte S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jubinha

Reservoir capacity: 480 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/15

Start of RCC: -/15

End of RCC: -/15

End of Project: -/15

Specifications

Height: 21 metres

Length: 1540 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

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SlopeType
  
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SlopeType
  
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Placement

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Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
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Country: Brazil

Owner: Itamarati Norte S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Juba

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/15

Start of RCC: -/15

End of RCC: -/15

End of Project: -/15

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 570 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
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SlopeType
  
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SlopeType
  

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Projeto Transposição das Águas do Rio São Francisco

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/13

Start of RCC: -/13

End of RCC: -/16

End of Project: -/16

Specifications

Height: 18 metres

Length: 196 metres

Volume of RCC: 52 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
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SlopeType
  
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SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Norte Energia S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Xingu

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/11

Start of RCC: -/11

End of RCC: -/16

End of Project: -/20

Specifications

Height: 74 metres

Length: 680 metres

Volume of RCC: 63 m3x103

Total volume: 2208 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
1.20 
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

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Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
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Belo Monte completed
Belo Monte completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: São Roque Energética S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Canoas

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/12

Start of RCC: -/12

End of RCC: -/18

End of Project: -/19

Specifications

Height: 68 metres

Length: 151 metres

Volume of RCC: 100 m3x103

Total volume: 583 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75   [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
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Country: Brazil

Owner: Cemig Geração e Transmissão SA and Itaocara Energia Ltda

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Paraiba do Sul

Reservoir capacity: 1700 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/16

Start of RCC: 01/16

End of RCC: -/18

End of Project: -/19

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
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Country: Brazil

Owner: Secretária de Desenvolvimento Econômico

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 23 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/16

Start of RCC: -/16

End of RCC: 06/19

End of Project: -/20

Specifications

Height: 55 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
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SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Panelas II on Google Earth
Panelas II on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/08

Start of RCC: 05/08

End of RCC: -/19

End of Project: -/20

Specifications

Height: 33 metres

Length: 330 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
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Country: Brazil

Owner: FUNCATE-Fundação de Ciência,Aplicações e Tecnologia Espaciais

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 495 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/17

Start of RCC: -/17

End of RCC: -/19

End of Project: -/20

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 249 metres

Volume of RCC: 56 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
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SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Negreiros under construction
Negreiros under construction

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/17

Start of RCC: -/17

End of RCC: -/20

End of Project: -/21

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
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