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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)
La ManzanillaMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)FIbarrilla111/8601/8705/8707/87361502030V
0.15
(5)
(5)
V
0.80
(5)
(17)
0.80(12)300300135135(F)
Loyalty Road flood retarding basinAustraliaUpper Parramatta River Catchment TrustFDarling Mills Creek 06/9512/9504/9608/96301112022V(7)0.80(7)0.80(7)300300800(S)
Rio do PeixeBrazilCPEE (Companhia Paulista de Energia Elétrica)HDo Peixe202/9612/9612/97- /98323002034V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*300300120
90
0
0
(-) -
Ahl LafouimMoroccoW 3- /09- /10- /11- /1215 20240.20(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*     

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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: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Ibarrilla

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/86

Start of RCC: 11/86

End of RCC: 05/87

End of Project: 07/87

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 150 metres

Volume of RCC: 20 m3x103

Total volume: 30 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
0.15Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
0.80Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
135
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
135Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
La Manzanilla completed
La Manzanilla completed

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Country: Australia

Owner: Upper Parramatta River Catchment Trust

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Darling Mills Creek

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/95

Start of RCC: 06/95

End of RCC: 04/96

End of Project: 08/96

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 111 metres

Volume of RCC: 20 m3x103

Total volume: 22 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete panels
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete panels

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Loyalty Road flood retarding basin completed
Loyalty Road flood retarding basin completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CPEE (Companhia Paulista de Energia Elétrica)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Do Peixe

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/96

Start of RCC: 02/96

End of RCC: 12/97

End of Project: -/98

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 20 m3x103

Total volume: 34 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
120
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
0 
Rio do Peixe completed
Rio do Peixe completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 20 m3x103

Total volume: 24 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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