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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)
Guilman-AmorinBrazilBelgo Mineira-SamarcoHPiracicaba12- /97- /98- /99- /004149985102      3003008020(N)
MeanderAustraliaRivers and Water Supply Commission, TasmaniaI WMeander4301/0601/0708/0712/07471808585V(4)0.70(10)0.70(10)300300700(-) -
PicachosMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)I WPresidio32202/0709/07- /08- /098525685 V
0.15
(12)
(12)
0.85(12)0.85(12)30030005045(S)
Sehb el MergaMoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesF I WSehb el Merga706/07- /08- /09- /10374808595V(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*3003006525(N)
GölgeliyamaçTurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksHGuzeldere309/08- /13- /14- /15521508599V(3)0.80(3)0.80(12)3001200950(-) -
AkçakocaTurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksI WSarma201/1305/1510/16- /1875148851300.10(3)0.80(3)0.80(12)300    

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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: Brazil

Owner: Belgo Mineira-Samarco

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Piracicaba

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/97

Start of RCC: -/97

End of RCC: -/99

End of Project: -/00

Specifications

Height: 41 metres

Length: 499 metres

Volume of RCC: 85 m3x103

Total volume: 102 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
20Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Guilman-Amorin completed
Guilman-Amorin completed

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Country: Australia

Owner: Rivers and Water Supply Commission, Tasmania

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Meander

Reservoir capacity: 43 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/06

Start of RCC: 01/06

End of RCC: 08/07

End of Project: 12/07

Specifications

Height: 47 metres

Length: 180 metres

Volume of RCC: 85 m3x103

Total volume: 85 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70RCC against precast concrete blocks

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Presidio

Reservoir capacity: 322 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/07

Start of RCC: 02/07

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/09

Specifications

Height: 85 metres

Length: 256 metres

Volume of RCC: 85 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
0.15Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
0.85Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
50
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
45Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Picachos completed
Picachos completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

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

River: Sehb el Merga

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/07

Start of RCC: 06/07

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 480 metres

Volume of RCC: 85 m3x103

Total volume: 95 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional 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)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
25Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Sehb el Merga completed
Sehb el Merga completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: DSI - State Hydraulic Works

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Guzeldere

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/08

Start of RCC: 09/08

End of RCC: -/14

End of Project: -/15

Specifications

Height: 52 metres

Length: 150 metres

Volume of RCC: 85 m3x103

Total volume: 99 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
95
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
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Country: Turkey

Owner: DSI - State Hydraulic Works

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Sarma

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/13

Start of RCC: 01/13

End of RCC: 10/16

End of Project: -/18

Specifications

Height: 75 metres

Length: 148 metres

Volume of RCC: 85 m3x103

Total volume: 130 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300 

Cementitious material

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

 

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