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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.

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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
Cuchillo NegroUSACity of Truth or ConsequencesFCuchillo Negro 10/8903/9005/9107/91501867582V(7)0.90(17)separate 3003007759(F)
CajuBrazilEnergisa Geracao Rio Grande S/AHRio Grande10- /09- /09- /1003/11382206682           

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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: City of Truth or Consequences

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Cuchillo Negro

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/89

Start of RCC: 10/89

End of RCC: 05/91

End of Project: 07/91

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 186 metres

Volume of RCC: 75 m3x103

Total volume: 82 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.90Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
77
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
59Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Cuchillo Negro completed
Cuchillo Negro completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Energisa Geracao Rio Grande S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Rio Grande

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: 03/11

Specifications

Height: 38 metres

Length: 220 metres

Volume of RCC: 66 m3x103

Total volume: 82 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
  
  
Caju under construction
Caju under construction

 

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