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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.

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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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
Middle ForkUSAExxon Company, Houston, TexasF WMiddle Fork 105/8407/8409/8411/84381254243V(1)0.80(1)*conduit 300300660(-) -
HervásSpainJunta de ExtremaduraWHervás101/8903/9009/9010/903321024430.15(1)0.70(1)*
(5)*
0.70(1)30030080155(F)
GuaporéBrazilHGuaporé18- /00- /01- /02- /0332152 43           

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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: Exxon Company, Houston, Texas

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: Middle Fork

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/84

Start of RCC: 05/84

End of RCC: 09/84

End of Project: 11/84

Specifications

Height: 38 metres

Length: 125 metres

Volume of RCC: 42 m3x103

Total volume: 43 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
conduit 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
66
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Middle Fork completed
Middle Fork completed

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Country: Spain

Owner: Junta de Extremadura

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Hervás

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/89

Start of RCC: 01/89

End of RCC: 09/90

End of Project: 10/90

Specifications

Height: 33 metres

Length: 210 metres

Volume of RCC: 24 m3x103

Total volume: 43 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.15Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
 Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
155Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Hervás completed
Hervás completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Guaporé

Reservoir capacity: 18 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: -/02

End of Project: -/03

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 152 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 43 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
  
  
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