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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)
Peñas BlancasCosta RicaICE (Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad)HPeñas Blancas204/0007/0101/0207/0248211120170V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(12)3003009035(N)
Saf-Saf
[H-F]
AlgeriaANBT (Agence Nationale des Barrages et Transfert)F I WSaf-Saf1803/06- /0810/0903/11362701201750.70(12)0.70(7)0.70(12)3003001200(-) -
SefaköyTurkeyPüre Energy Üretim Tic. A.S.HAras21- /08- /10- /1110/1155148120  (3) (3)       
Smithland
[H-F]
USAAmerican Municipal Partners (AMP)HOhio 12/1103/1410/1407/1733153120 0.80(10)0.80(10)separate 23023011864(F)
Patuca 3HondurasEmpresa Nacional de Energía Eléctrica(ENEE)HPatuca208- /12- /1602/17- /19541601201600.20(1)0.75(1)0.75(12)30030008181(N)
Akçali-1TurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksI 3- /16- /19- /23- /2443 120            

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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: Costa Rica

Owner: ICE (Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Peñas Blancas

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/00

Start of RCC: 04/00

End of RCC: 01/02

End of Project: 07/02

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 211 metres

Volume of RCC: 120 m3x103

Total volume: 170 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
35Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Peñas Blancas completed
Peñas Blancas completed

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Country: Algeria

Owner: ANBT (Agence Nationale des Barrages et Transfert)

Type: Hardfill

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

River: Saf-Saf

Reservoir capacity: 18 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/06

Start of RCC: 03/06

End of RCC: 10/09

End of Project: 03/11

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 270 metres

Volume of RCC: 120 m3x103

Total volume: 175 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.70Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70RCC against precast concrete panels
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
120
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Saf-Saf completed
Saf-Saf completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: Püre Energy Üretim Tic. A.S.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Aras

Reservoir capacity: 21 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: 10/11

Specifications

Height: 55 metres

Length: 148 metres

Volume of RCC: 120 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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

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Country: USA

Owner: American Municipal Partners (AMP)

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Ohio

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/11

Start of RCC: 12/11

End of RCC: 10/14

End of Project: 07/17

Specifications

Height: 33 metres

Length: 153 metres

Volume of RCC: 120 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
230230

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
118
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
64Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Smithland completed
Smithland completed

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Country: Honduras

Owner: Empresa Nacional de Energía Eléctrica(ENEE)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Patuca

Reservoir capacity: 208 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/12

Start of RCC: -/12

End of RCC: 02/17

End of Project: -/19

Specifications

Height: 54 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 120 m3x103

Total volume: 160 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
81
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
81Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Patuca 3 completed
Patuca 3 completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: DSI - State Hydraulic Works

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/16

Start of RCC: -/16

End of RCC: -/23

End of Project: -/24

Specifications

Height: 43 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 120 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
  
  
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