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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)
Cuchillo NegroUSACity of Truth or ConsequencesFCuchillo Negro 10/8903/9005/9107/91501867582V(7)0.90(17)separate 3003007759(F)
Cova da MandiocaBrazilCODEVASF (Companhia de Desenvolvimento dos Vales do Sao Francisco do ParnaibaICova da Mandioca12601/9309/9312/9412/94323607579V(1)0.75(3)*0.75(1)*4004006416(-) -
PindobaçuBrazilCERB (Companhia de Engenharia Ambiental e Recursos Hidricos da Bahia)I WItapicuru-Aço17- /01- /03- /04- /05442107585      3003005614(N)
Bandeira de MeloBrazilCEABI WParaguaçu111- /0109/03- /04- /052032075102 (1) (1)* (1)*3003005614(N)
Can Asujan
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PhilippinesNational Irrigation AdministrationICan Asujan210/03- /04- /05- /054213575850.60(8)0.60(7)0.60(1)1701701000(-) -
CapillucasPeruCementos Lima S.A.HCanete501/0710/0804/0910/09346075750.375(3')0.75(3')*  3003006590(N)

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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: CODEVASF (Companhia de Desenvolvimento dos Vales do Sao Francisco do Parnaiba

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Cova da Mandioca

Reservoir capacity: 126 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/93

Start of RCC: 01/93

End of RCC: 12/94

End of Project: 12/94

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 360 metres

Volume of RCC: 75 m3x103

Total volume: 79 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16No pozzolan used  -
  
Cova da Mandioca on Google Earth
Cova da Mandioca on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CERB (Companhia de Engenharia Ambiental e Recursos Hidricos da Bahia)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Itapicuru-Aço

Reservoir capacity: 17 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/01

Start of RCC: -/01

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: -/05

Specifications

Height: 44 metres

Length: 210 metres

Volume of RCC: 75 m3x103

Total volume: 85 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
56
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
14Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Pindobaçu completed
Pindobaçu completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CEAB

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Paraguaçu

Reservoir capacity: 111 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/01

Start of RCC: -/01

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: -/05

Specifications

Height: 20 metres

Length: 320 metres

Volume of RCC: 75 m3x103

Total volume: 102 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
56
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
14Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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Country: Philippines

Owner: National Irrigation Administration

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Can Asujan

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/03

Start of RCC: 10/03

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: -/05

Specifications

Height: 42 metres

Length: 135 metres

Volume of RCC: 75 m3x103

Total volume: 85 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.60RCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.60RCC against precast concrete panels
Spillway
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
170170

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Can Asujan completed
Can Asujan completed

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Country: Peru

Owner: Cementos Lima S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Canete

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/07

Start of RCC: 01/07

End of RCC: 04/09

End of Project: 10/09

Specifications

Height: 34 metres

Length: 60 metres

Volume of RCC: 75 m3x103

Total volume: 75 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.375RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
90Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Capillucas completed
Capillucas completed

 

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