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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.

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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
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(-) -
RalcoChileENDESA, SpainHBio-Bio120008/9901/0209/0304/0415536015961640V(3')0.80(3')0.80(12)300300133
95  116
57
50  41
(N)
Teles PiresBrazilANEEL (Agência Nacional de Energia Elétrica)HTeles Pires107/11- /13- /1509/16803605001020           
Monti Nieddu (Sa Stria)ItalyConsorzio di Bonifica della Sardegna MeridionaleI WMonti Nieddu3501/9801/18- /21- /22883603334490.05(1)0.75(1)*0.75(1)3003009055(F)

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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: 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: Chile

Owner: ENDESA, Spain

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Bio-Bio

Reservoir capacity: 1200 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/99

Start of RCC: 08/99

End of RCC: 09/03

End of Project: 04/04

Specifications

Height: 155 metres

Length: 360 metres

Volume of RCC: 1596 m3x103

Total volume: 1640 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
133
95  116
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
57Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
50  41 
Ralco completed
Ralco 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

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Teles Pires under construction
Teles Pires under construction

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Country: Italy

Owner: Consorzio di Bonifica della Sardegna Meridionale

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Monti Nieddu

Reservoir capacity: 35 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/98

Start of RCC: 01/98

End of RCC: -/21

End of Project: -/22

Specifications

Height: 88 metres

Length: 360 metres

Volume of RCC: 333 m3x103

Total volume: 449 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.05Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
55Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Monti Nieddu (Sa Stria) under construction
Monti Nieddu (Sa Stria) under construction

 

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