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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.

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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
Gov. José Richa - formerly Salto CaxiasBrazilCOPEL (Companhia Paranense de Energia)HIguaçu357302/9501/9607/9812/986710839121438V(13)0.75(1)*0.75(12)3003008020(F)
MujibJordanJordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and IrrigationI WMujib3501/9901/0102/0311/03674906546940.10(2)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*300300850(-) -
Santa Clara - JordãoBrazilElejor Centrais Elétricas do Rio JordåoHJordåo43111/0212/03- /0401/0567588438504 (1) (1) (1)*3003004050(S)
SirnakTurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksHOrtasui1801/0911/0908/1009/10671981862310.10(1)0.80(1)0.80(12)3006001250(-) -
Portugues
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USAUS Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville and Department of Natural Resources of Puerto RicoFPortugues2004/0801/1105/1212/1367375270310V(3')0.35(3')*0.35(1)30030011451(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: Brazil

Owner: COPEL (Companhia Paranense de Energia)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Iguaçu

Reservoir capacity: 3573 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/95

Start of RCC: 02/95

End of RCC: 07/98

End of Project: 12/98

Specifications

Height: 67 metres

Length: 1083 metres

Volume of RCC: 912 m3x103

Total volume: 1438 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
20Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Gov. José Richa - formerly Salto Caxias completed
Gov. José Richa - formerly Salto Caxias completed

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Country: Jordan

Owner: Jordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and Irrigation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Mujib

Reservoir capacity: 35 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/99

Start of RCC: 01/99

End of RCC: 02/03

End of Project: 11/03

Specifications

Height: 67 metres

Length: 490 metres

Volume of RCC: 654 m3x103

Total volume: 694 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork with external 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)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Mujib completed
Mujib completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Elejor Centrais Elétricas do Rio Jordåo

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jordåo

Reservoir capacity: 431 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/02

Start of RCC: 11/02

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: 01/05

Specifications

Height: 67 metres

Length: 588 metres

Volume of RCC: 438 m3x103

Total volume: 504 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
40
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Santa Clara - Jordão completed
Santa Clara - Jordão completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: DSI - State Hydraulic Works

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Ortasui

Reservoir capacity: 18 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/09

Start of RCC: 01/09

End of RCC: 08/10

End of Project: 09/10

Specifications

Height: 67 metres

Length: 198 metres

Volume of RCC: 186 m3x103

Total volume: 231 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300600

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
125
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Sirnak completed
Sirnak completed

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Country: USA

Owner: US Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville and Department of Natural Resources of Puerto Rico

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Portugues

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/08

Start of RCC: 04/08

End of RCC: 05/12

End of Project: 12/13

Specifications

Height: 67 metres

Length: 375 metres

Volume of RCC: 270 m3x103

Total volume: 310 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.35RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.35Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
114
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
51Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Portugues completed
Portugues completed

 

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