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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
DachaoshanChinaDepartment of Electricity, Yunnan ProvinceF HLancang94010/9712/9810/0107/021154607571287V
0.20
(3')0.70(10)*0.70(13)30030094
67
94
101
(N)
Muskrat Falls North DamCanadaNALCORHChurchill 08/1507/1708/18- /1834460220235V     300   (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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Details

Country: China

Owner: Department of Electricity, Yunnan Province

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower

River: Lancang

Reservoir capacity: 940 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/97

Start of RCC: 10/97

End of RCC: 10/01

End of Project: 07/02

Specifications

Height: 115 metres

Length: 460 metres

Volume of RCC: 757 m3x103

Total volume: 1287 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
0.20 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70RCC against precast concrete blocks  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
94
67
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
94Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
101 
Dachaoshan completed
Dachaoshan completed

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Country: Canada

Owner: NALCOR

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Churchill

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/15

Start of RCC: 08/15

End of RCC: 08/18

End of Project: -/18

Specifications

Height: 34 metres

Length: 460 metres

Volume of RCC: 220 m3x103

Total volume: 235 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300 

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
 Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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