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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)
CenzaSpainIberdrola, S.A.HCenza4301/9203/9308/9312/9349609200225V(3)0.122
0.75
(3)*
(3)*
0.75(3)*30030070130(F)
Penn ForestUSABethlehem Authority, City of BethlehemWWild Creek208/9609/9710/9812/9849610283283V(6)0.50(15)
(7)
conduit 3003005841(F)
Rio São BentoBrazilCompanhia Catarinense de Águas e SaneamentoHRio São Bento58- /99- /00- /02- /0349461             
Ahl Souss (Ait M’Zal)MoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesI WIzig511/0101/0305/0301/044922250270.20(1)0.80(1)*0.85(12)30030080
100
0
0
(-) -
El Malleh AmontMoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesFEl Malleh3501/0709/0706/0910/09491741001400.20(5)0.60(5)0.60(5)3003001200(-) -
Taum Sauk
[H-F]
USAAmerenUEHWater source - East Fork of Black River602/0710/0711/0906/10492060244825000.60(1)0.60(1)no
spillway
 3003005959(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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Country: Spain

Owner: Iberdrola, S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Cenza

Reservoir capacity: 43 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/92

Start of RCC: 01/92

End of RCC: 08/93

End of Project: 12/93

Specifications

Height: 49 metres

Length: 609 metres

Volume of RCC: 200 m3x103

Total volume: 225 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.122RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
130Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Cenza completed
Cenza completed

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Country: USA

Owner: Bethlehem Authority, City of Bethlehem

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Wild Creek

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/96

Start of RCC: 08/96

End of RCC: 10/98

End of Project: 12/98

Specifications

Height: 49 metres

Length: 610 metres

Volume of RCC: 283 m3x103

Total volume: 283 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50RCC supported by fill shoulders
 RCC against precast concrete panels
Spillway
SlopeType
conduit 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
58
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
41Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Penn Forest under construction
Penn Forest under construction

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Companhia Catarinense de Águas e Saneamento

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Rio São Bento

Reservoir capacity: 58 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/99

Start of RCC: -/99

End of RCC: -/02

End of Project: -/03

Specifications

Height: 49 metres

Length: 461 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Rio São Bento completed
Rio São Bento completed

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Details

Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Izig

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/01

Start of RCC: 11/01

End of RCC: 05/03

End of Project: 01/04

Specifications

Height: 49 metres

Length: 222 metres

Volume of RCC: 50 m3x103

Total volume: 27 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
0 
Ahl Souss (Ait M’Zal) completed
Ahl Souss (Ait M’Zal) completed

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: El Malleh

Reservoir capacity: 35 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/07

Start of RCC: 01/07

End of RCC: 06/09

End of Project: 10/09

Specifications

Height: 49 metres

Length: 174 metres

Volume of RCC: 100 m3x103

Total volume: 140 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Spillway
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
120
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
El Malleh Amont completed
El Malleh Amont completed

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: USA

Owner: AmerenUE

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Water source - East Fork of Black River

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/07

Start of RCC: 02/07

End of RCC: 11/09

End of Project: 06/10

Specifications

Height: 49 metres

Length: 2060 metres

Volume of RCC: 2448 m3x103

Total volume: 2500 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
no 
spillway 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
59
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
59Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Taum Sauk completed
Taum Sauk completed

 

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