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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)
Jim Wilson - formerly Town Wash DetentionUSATown of Mesquite, NevadaFTown Wash 01/9203/9205/9206/92182644345V(14)1.50(3)1.50(3)*
(17)*
20020010771(F)
Maojiang
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ChinaLanshan County Hydropower BureauH IXiangjiang7- /92- /93- /94- /9545150 45          (F)
Deep Creek Nº5DUSAYadkin County and NRCSF WDeep Creek1512/0804/0912/0907/10222263945V(3')0.80(3')*0.80(1)*3003008989(F)

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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: USA

Owner: Town of Mesquite, Nevada

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Town Wash

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/92

Start of RCC: 01/92

End of RCC: 05/92

End of Project: 06/92

Specifications

Height: 18 metres

Length: 264 metres

Volume of RCC: 43 m3x103

Total volume: 45 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalSlip-formed/extruded facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
1.50RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
1.50RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
 Unformed face of RCC  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
200200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
107
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
71Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Jim Wilson - formerly Town Wash Detention completed
Jim Wilson - formerly Town Wash Detention completed

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Country: China

Owner: Lanshan County Hydropower Bureau

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Xiangjiang

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/92

Start of RCC: -/92

End of RCC: -/94

End of Project: -/95

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 150 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 45 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
 Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Details

Country: USA

Owner: Yadkin County and NRCS

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: Deep Creek

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/08

Start of RCC: 12/08

End of RCC: 12/09

End of Project: 07/10

Specifications

Height: 22 metres

Length: 226 metres

Volume of RCC: 39 m3x103

Total volume: 45 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
89
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
89Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Deep Creek Nº5D completed
Deep Creek Nº5D completed

 

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