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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)
La ManzanillaMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)FIbarrilla111/8601/8705/8707/87361502030V
0.15
(5)
(5)
V
0.80
(5)
(17)
0.80(12)300300135135(F)
TrigomilMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)F IAyuguila32412/8602/9112/9212/93107250362681V
0.24
(5)V
0.80
(5)
(17)
0.80(1)30030014847(F)
San LazaroMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)F G WSan Lazaro1110/8504/9406/9407/94371763553V
0.20
(5)0.80(3)*0.80(13)300300100
90
220
220
(M)
Las BlancasMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)IÁlomo & Soso12408/9803/9912/9911/00322795221316V(8)V
0.75
(7)
(3)
0.75(1)300300100100(F)
La RossillaMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)  - /00- /01- /02- /0335250             
El SauzMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)W  - /04- /05- /06- /0730              
PicachosMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)I WPresidio32202/0709/07- /08- /098525685 V
0.15
(12)
(12)
0.85(12)0.85(12)30030005045(S)
El RealitoMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)Santa Maria57- /0807/0906/11- /1185270420 V(1)0.85 0.85 30030033 to  6627 to  54(S)
Los PanalesMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)WTecolotán10001/11- /12- /13- /13784404965610.20
V
(5)0.80(3)0.80(3)3003001100(N)
El PurgatorioMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)FVerde3506/13- /14- /15- /1638200400 0.25 1.00 1.00      
El ZapotilloMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)WVerde910- /0911/11- /16- /1713227111001200V(3')0.83(3)*0.83(3)*30030060 to  8050 to  70(S)
Los PilaresMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)F I WMayo47802/14- /15- /17- /1865230        300300   

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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): Flood Control

River: Ibarrilla

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/86

Start of RCC: 11/86

End of RCC: 05/87

End of Project: 07/87

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 150 metres

Volume of RCC: 20 m3x103

Total volume: 30 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
0.15Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
0.80Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
135
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
135Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
La Manzanilla completed
La Manzanilla completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation

River: Ayuguila

Reservoir capacity: 324 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/86

Start of RCC: 12/86

End of RCC: 12/92

End of Project: 12/93

Specifications

Height: 107 metres

Length: 250 metres

Volume of RCC: 362 m3x103

Total volume: 681 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
0.24 
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
0.80Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
148
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
47Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Trigomil completed
Trigomil completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Groundwater Recharge / Water Supply

River: San Lazaro

Reservoir capacity: 11 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/85

Start of RCC: 10/85

End of RCC: 06/94

End of Project: 07/94

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 176 metres

Volume of RCC: 35 m3x103

Total volume: 53 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
0.20 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
220Milled sand
220 
San Lazaro completed
San Lazaro completed

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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: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: -/02

End of Project: -/03

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 250 metres

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
  
  
La Rossilla on Google Earth
La Rossilla on Google Earth

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/04

Start of RCC: -/04

End of RCC: -/06

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 30 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
  
  
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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Presidio

Reservoir capacity: 322 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/07

Start of RCC: 02/07

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/09

Specifications

Height: 85 metres

Length: 256 metres

Volume of RCC: 85 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
0.15Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
0.85Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
50
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
45Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Picachos completed
Picachos completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Santa Maria

Reservoir capacity: 57 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: 06/11

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 85 metres

Length: 270 metres

Volume of RCC: 420 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.85 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
33  to
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
27  toGround-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
El Realito completed
El Realito completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Tecolotán

Reservoir capacity: 100 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/11

Start of RCC: 01/11

End of RCC: -/13

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 78 metres

Length: 440 metres

Volume of RCC: 496 m3x103

Total volume: 561 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
110
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Verde

Reservoir capacity: 35 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/13

Start of RCC: 06/13

End of RCC: -/15

End of Project: -/16

Specifications

Height: 38 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 400 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.25 
Downstream
SlopeType
1.00 
Spillway
SlopeType
1.00 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
El Purgatorio under construction
El Purgatorio under construction

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Verde

Reservoir capacity: 910 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/16

End of Project: -/17

Specifications

Height: 132 metres

Length: 271 metres

Volume of RCC: 1100 m3x103

Total volume: 1200 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.83RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.83RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60  to
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50  toGround-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
El Zapotillo under construction
El Zapotillo under construction

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

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

River: Mayo

Reservoir capacity: 478 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/14

Start of RCC: 02/14

End of RCC: -/17

End of Project: -/18

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 230 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Los Pilares under construction
Los Pilares under construction

 

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