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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)
Grindstone CanyonUSAVillage of RuidosoWGrindstone209/8505/8607/8610/86424328896V(1)0.75(1)*0.75(1)300300760(-) -
Quail Creek South USAWashington County Water Conservancy DistrictWQuail Creek5002/9003/9005/9008/9042610130150V(1)V
0.85
(1)
(17)
conduit 3003008053(F)
UmariBrazilDNOCS (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra a Seca)F I R Wdo Carmo293- /98- /99- /01- /01422308644658 (12)    300300700(-) -
Can Asujan
[H-F]
PhilippinesNational Irrigation AdministrationICan Asujan210/03- /04- /05- /054213575850.60(8)0.60(7)0.60(1)1701701000(-) -
Koris Gefiri (Maiden’s bridge)
[H-F]
GreeceMinistry of AgricultureI WPartheni311/0503/0707/10- /16422211701900.80(13)0.80(3)0.80(1)*300 -
450
300 -
450
5010(N)
PezziBrazilPezzi Energética S.A.Hdas Antas24- /11- /12- /12- /1342 4480        7619(N)
Serra dos Cavalinhos IIBrazilSerra dos Cavalinhos II Energética S.A.Hdas Antas24- /11- /12- /12- /1342 3380        7218(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: Village of Ruidoso

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Grindstone

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/85

Start of RCC: 09/85

End of RCC: 07/86

End of Project: 10/86

Specifications

Height: 42 metres

Length: 432 metres

Volume of RCC: 88 m3x103

Total volume: 96 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
76
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Grindstone Canyon completed
Grindstone Canyon completed

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Country: USA

Owner: Washington County Water Conservancy District

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Quail Creek

Reservoir capacity: 50 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/90

Start of RCC: 02/90

End of RCC: 05/90

End of Project: 08/90

Specifications

Height: 42 metres

Length: 610 metres

Volume of RCC: 130 m3x103

Total volume: 150 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.85Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
conduit 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
53Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Quail Creek South completed
Quail Creek South completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: DNOCS (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra a Seca)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation / Recreation / Water Supply

River: do Carmo

Reservoir capacity: 293 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/98

Start of RCC: -/98

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: -/01

Specifications

Height: 42 metres

Length: 2308 metres

Volume of RCC: 644 m3x103

Total volume: 658 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Umari completed
Umari completed

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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: Greece

Owner: Ministry of Agriculture

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Partheni

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/05

Start of RCC: 11/05

End of RCC: 07/10

End of Project: -/16

Specifications

Height: 42 metres

Length: 221 metres

Volume of RCC: 170 m3x103

Total volume: 190 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300  -300  -
450450

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
50
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
10Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Koris Gefiri (Maiden’s bridge) under construction
Koris Gefiri (Maiden’s bridge) under construction

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Pezzi Energética S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 24 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/11

Start of RCC: -/11

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 42 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 44 m3x103

Total volume: 80 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
76
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
19Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Pezzi completed
Pezzi completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Serra dos Cavalinhos II Energética S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 24 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/11

Start of RCC: -/11

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 42 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 33 m3x103

Total volume: 80 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Serra dos Cavalinhos II completed
Serra dos Cavalinhos II completed

 

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