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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)
Hudson River Nº11USABanks CountyWMountain Creek 11/9204/9308/93- /93211682628V(6)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*30030011984(F)
New Peterson LakeUSACity of GreeleyWTributary of Cache La Poudre305/9509/9511/9512/95217078V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*30030014548(F)
Juba IBrazilBrennand EnergiaHJuba - /93- /94- /95- /962123896113        6015(N)
Juba IIBrazilBrennand EnergiaHJuba - /93- /94- /95- /9621250105114        6015(N)
El EsparragalSpainConfederación Hidrográfica del GuadalquivirEViar5- /0205/0308/0303/042138362890.30(3')*0.90(3')*0.90(3')*30030068157(F)
Barra de Rio ChapéuBrazilEletrosul Centrais Elétricas S/AH WBraço do Norte21- /12- /12- /13- /1321              
Ambarau
[H-F]
DR CongoRandGoldHKibali611/1405/15- /16- /172125533400.75(4')*0.75(1)0.75(1)3003001000(-) -

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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: Banks County

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Mountain Creek

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/92

Start of RCC: 11/92

End of RCC: 08/93

End of Project: -/93

Specifications

Height: 21 metres

Length: 168 metres

Volume of RCC: 26 m3x103

Total volume: 28 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
119
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
84Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Hudson River Nº11 completed
Hudson River Nº11 completed

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Country: USA

Owner: City of Greeley

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Tributary of Cache La Poudre

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/95

Start of RCC: 05/95

End of RCC: 11/95

End of Project: 12/95

Specifications

Height: 21 metres

Length: 70 metres

Volume of RCC: 7 m3x103

Total volume: 8 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
145
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
48Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
New Peterson Lake completed
New Peterson Lake completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Brennand Energia

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Juba

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/93

Start of RCC: -/93

End of RCC: -/95

End of Project: -/96

Specifications

Height: 21 metres

Length: 238 metres

Volume of RCC: 96 m3x103

Total volume: 113 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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Country: Brazil

Owner: Brennand Energia

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Juba

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/93

Start of RCC: -/93

End of RCC: -/95

End of Project: -/96

Specifications

Height: 21 metres

Length: 250 metres

Volume of RCC: 105 m3x103

Total volume: 114 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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Country: Spain

Owner: Confederación Hidrográfica del Guadalquivir

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Environmental

River: Viar

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/02

Start of RCC: -/02

End of RCC: 08/03

End of Project: 03/04

Specifications

Height: 21 metres

Length: 383 metres

Volume of RCC: 62 m3x103

Total volume: 89 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.30RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
0.90RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.90RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
68
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
157Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
El Esparragal completed
El Esparragal completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Eletrosul Centrais Elétricas S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Water Supply

River: Braço do Norte

Reservoir capacity: 21 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/12

Start of RCC: -/12

End of RCC: -/13

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 21 metres

Length: -

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
  
  
Barra de Rio Chapéu under construction
Barra de Rio Chapéu under construction

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Country: DR Congo

Owner: RandGold

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Kibali

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/14

Start of RCC: 11/14

End of RCC: -/16

End of Project: -/17

Specifications

Height: 21 metres

Length: 255 metres

Volume of RCC: 33 m3x103

Total volume: 40 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork with external geomembrane (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

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

 

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