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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)
Castilblanco de los ArroyosSpainJunta de AndaluciaWCala107/8405/8510/8512/85251241420V(1)V
0.75
(1)
(1)
0.75(1)45045072
61
116
120
(F)
CraigbourneAustraliaRivers and Water Supply Commission of TasmaniaI WCoal1301/8604/8606/8608/86252472224V(7)1.00(17)separate 3003007060(F)
VadeniRomaniaRomanian Electricity Authority (RENAL) - Tirgu Jiu BranchHJiu503/8605/8810/8810/9225551417 (12) (12)ogee(12)3009001250(-) -
Alan Henry SpillwayUSABrazos River AuthorityWDouble Mountain Fork 14003/9112/9104/92- /9325842223V(13)1.10(17)ogee(1)30030011959(F)
PirapamaBrazilCAGEPE (Companhia Pernambucana de Saneamento)WPirapama61- /00- /00- /01- /012530087137 (1)    3003007218(-) -
Monte ClaroBrazilCERAM (Companhia Energética Rio das Antas)HDas Antas2304/02- /03- /0412/04251803566           
JararacaBrazilVeneto Energética S/AHdas Antas8- /06- /07- /0704/08252203161        7218(N)
CriúvaBrazilCriúva Energética S/AHdas Antas7- /08- /08- /09- /09252468095        7218(N)

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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.

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Country: Spain

Owner: Junta de Andalucia

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Cala

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/84

Start of RCC: 07/84

End of RCC: 10/85

End of Project: 12/85

Specifications

Height: 25 metres

Length: 124 metres

Volume of RCC: 14 m3x103

Total volume: 20 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
450450

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
61
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
116Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
120 
Castilblanco de los Arroyos completed
Castilblanco de los Arroyos completed

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Country: Australia

Owner: Rivers and Water Supply Commission of Tasmania

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Coal

Reservoir capacity: 13 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/86

Start of RCC: 01/86

End of RCC: 06/86

End of Project: 08/86

Specifications

Height: 25 metres

Length: 247 metres

Volume of RCC: 22 m3x103

Total volume: 24 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
1.00Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
60Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Craigbourne completed
Craigbourne completed

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Country: Romania

Owner: Romanian Electricity Authority (RENAL) - Tirgu Jiu Branch

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jiu

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/86

Start of RCC: 03/86

End of RCC: 10/88

End of Project: 10/92

Specifications

Height: 25 metres

Length: 55 metres

Volume of RCC: 14 m3x103

Total volume: 17 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300900

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
125
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Vadeni completed
Vadeni completed

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Country: USA

Owner: Brazos River Authority

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Double Mountain Fork

Reservoir capacity: 140 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/91

Start of RCC: 03/91

End of RCC: 04/92

End of Project: -/93

Specifications

Height: 25 metres

Length: 84 metres

Volume of RCC: 22 m3x103

Total volume: 23 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
1.10Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeTraditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
119
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
59Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Alan Henry Spillway completed
Alan Henry Spillway 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: CERAM (Companhia Energética Rio das Antas)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 23 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/02

Start of RCC: 04/02

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: 12/04

Specifications

Height: 25 metres

Length: 180 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)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Monte Claro completed
Monte Claro completed

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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: Criúva Energética S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/09

Specifications

Height: 25 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 on Google Earth
Criúva on Google Earth

 

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