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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)
Los CanchalesSpainConfederación Hidrográfica del GuadianaF WLácara1505/8807/8811/8801/89322402554V(3)0.50
0.80
(3)*
(3)*
0.50(1)*25025084
70
156
145
(F)
Sierra BravaSpainConfederación Hidrográfica del GuadianaIPizarroso23212/9006/9211/9312/93548352773400.05(14)0.75(14)*0.75(14)*30030080140(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.

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Details

Country: Spain

Owner: Confederación Hidrográfica del Guadiana

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: Lácara

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/88

Start of RCC: 05/88

End of RCC: 11/88

End of Project: 01/89

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 240 metres

Volume of RCC: 25 m3x103

Total volume: 54 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
84
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
156Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
145 
Los Canchales completed
Los Canchales completed

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Country: Spain

Owner: Confederación Hidrográfica del Guadiana

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Pizarroso

Reservoir capacity: 232 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/90

Start of RCC: 12/90

End of RCC: 11/93

End of Project: 12/93

Specifications

Height: 54 metres

Length: 835 metres

Volume of RCC: 277 m3x103

Total volume: 340 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.05Slip-formed/extruded facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
140Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Sierra Brava completed
Sierra Brava completed

 

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