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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
CastanhãoBrazilDNOCS/Minas GeraisF I R WCongonhas80010/99- /0012/01- /02856688901030      300300850(-) -

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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: Brazil

Owner: DNOCS/Minas Gerais

Type: Gravity

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

River: Congonhas

Reservoir capacity: 800 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/99

Start of RCC: 10/99

End of RCC: 12/01

End of Project: -/02

Specifications

Height: 85 metres

Length: 668 metres

Volume of RCC: 890 m3x103

Total volume: 1030 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Castanhão completed
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