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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)
Las BlancasMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)IÁlomo & Soso12408/9803/9912/9911/00322795221316V(8)V
0.75
(7)
(3)
0.75(1)300300100100(F)
Nandoni - formerly MutotiSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationI WLuvuvhu16404/9812/9908/0304/0447392150316V(1)0.75(1)0.75(1)*25025054129(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: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Álomo & Soso

Reservoir capacity: 124 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/98

Start of RCC: 08/98

End of RCC: 12/99

End of Project: 11/00

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 2795 metres

Volume of RCC: 221 m3x103

Total volume: 316 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
0.75RCC 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
100Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Las Blancas completed
Las Blancas completed

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Country: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Luvuvhu

Reservoir capacity: 164 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/98

Start of RCC: 04/98

End of RCC: 08/03

End of Project: 04/04

Specifications

Height: 47 metres

Length: 392 metres

Volume of RCC: 150 m3x103

Total volume: 316 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
54
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
129Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Nandoni - formerly Mutoti completed
Nandoni - formerly Mutoti completed

 

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