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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)
Carroll E. Ecton - formerly WinchesterUSAWinchester Municipal UtilityWUpper Howard Creek206/8408/8411/8401/85233632427V(6)V
1.00
(5)
(17)
1.00(1)3003001040(-) -
Ernesto Jorge DreherBrazilBME EnergiaHIvaí4- /07- /08- /0804/09232202935        6817(N)
AutódromoBrazilAutódromo Energética S/ACarreiro4- /10- /10- /11- /11232002147        6717(N)
El Mauro
[H-F]
Chile  - /13- /14- /15- /1523380             
Piedra PuntudaNicaraguaHidroelectlea Piedra Puntuda and Energia Tropical Sostearble Cerro Frio S.A.HRío Mico - /15- /16- /17- /1823   0.70
1.00
(5)
(5)
0.70
1.00
(1)*
(1)*
0.70(1)*     

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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

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Country: USA

Owner: Winchester Municipal Utility

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Upper Howard Creek

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/84

Start of RCC: 06/84

End of RCC: 11/84

End of Project: 01/85

Specifications

Height: 23 metres

Length: 363 metres

Volume of RCC: 24 m3x103

Total volume: 27 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
1.00Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
1.00Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
104
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Carroll E. Ecton - formerly Winchester completed
Carroll E. Ecton - formerly Winchester 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 on Google Earth
Ernesto Jorge Dreher on Google Earth

Full Dam Information

Details

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: Chile

Owner: -

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): unknown

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/13

Start of RCC: -/13

End of RCC: -/15

End of Project: -/15

Specifications

Height: 23 metres

Length: 380 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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Full Dam Information

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Country: Nicaragua

Owner: Hidroelectlea Piedra Puntuda and Energia Tropical Sostearble Cerro Frio S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Río Mico

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/15

Start of RCC: -/15

End of RCC: -/17

End of Project: -/18

Specifications

Height: 23 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
1.00Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
1.00Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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