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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)
Tucuruí - 2nd PhaseBrazilEletronorte SAHTocantins 06/9806/9909/0010/05781541888800 (3) (3)*separate 3003007030(N)
Cana BravaBrazilCompanhia Energética Mercosul (of the Tractebel Group)HTocantins230003/9902/0010/0110/0271510527833 (1) (3)*ogee(1)3003004050(S)
LajeadoBrazilInvestco (Tractebel)HTocantins498207/9806/0112/0112/024321002101120      3003003040(S)
EstreitoBrazilCesteF I R WTocantins - /97- /00- /0111/02263001214      3003006416(N)
Peixe AngicalBrazilEnerpeixa S/AHTocantins274104/02- /04- /0509/0639400500582      300300700(-) -

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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.

Full Dam Information

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Eletronorte SA

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tocantins

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/98

Start of RCC: 06/98

End of RCC: 09/00

End of Project: 10/05

Specifications

Height: 78 metres

Length: 1541 metres

Volume of RCC: 88 m3x103

Total volume: 8800 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
30Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Tucuruí - 2nd Phase completed
Tucuruí - 2nd Phase completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Companhia Energética Mercosul (of the Tractebel Group)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tocantins

Reservoir capacity: 2300 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/99

Start of RCC: 03/99

End of RCC: 10/01

End of Project: 10/02

Specifications

Height: 71 metres

Length: 510 metres

Volume of RCC: 527 m3x103

Total volume: 833 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeTraditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
40
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Cana Brava completed
Cana Brava completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Investco (Tractebel)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tocantins

Reservoir capacity: 4982 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/98

Start of RCC: 07/98

End of RCC: 12/01

End of Project: 12/02

Specifications

Height: 43 metres

Length: 2100 metres

Volume of RCC: 210 m3x103

Total volume: 1120 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
30
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
40Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
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Country: Brazil

Owner: Ceste

Type: Gravity

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

River: Tocantins

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/97

Start of RCC: -/97

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: 11/02

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 12 m3x103

Total volume: 14 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Estreito under construction
Estreito under construction

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Details

Country: Brazil

Owner: Enerpeixa S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tocantins

Reservoir capacity: 2741 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/02

Start of RCC: 04/02

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: 09/06

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 400 metres

Volume of RCC: 500 m3x103

Total volume: 582 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Peixe Angical completed
Peixe Angical completed

 

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