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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)
S.W. Freese - formerly Stacy - spillway)USAColorado River Municipal Water DistrictWColorado70005/8705/8804/8901/903117389158V(13)0.831(17)ogee(12)30030012562(C)
PalanquinhoBrazilSerrana Energética S/AHdas Antas6- /08- /09- /10- /113213789103        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: USA

Owner: Colorado River Municipal Water District

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Colorado

Reservoir capacity: 700 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/87

Start of RCC: 05/87

End of RCC: 04/89

End of Project: 01/90

Specifications

Height: 31 metres

Length: 173 metres

Volume of RCC: 89 m3x103

Total volume: 158 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
0.831Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeReinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
125
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
62High-lime flyash (ASTM Class C)
  
S.W. Freese - formerly Stacy - spillway) completed
S.W. Freese - formerly Stacy - spillway) completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Serrana Energética S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 137 metres

Volume of RCC: 89 m3x103

Total volume: 103 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)
  
Palanquinho completed
Palanquinho completed

 

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