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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)
Wright’s BasinAustraliaAustralian Capital Territory GovernmentFPoint Hut Creek101/8906/8908/8910/89188699V(7)1.00(16)1.00(13)30030014573(F)
Jim Wilson - formerly Town Wash DetentionUSATown of Mesquite, NevadaFTown Wash 01/9203/9205/9206/92182644345V(14)1.50(3)1.50(3)*
(17)*
20020010771(F)
Rocky GulchUSAPhelps Dodge CorporationPRocky Gulch 05/9405/9406/9407/94185567V(1)0.80(17)none 3003001840(-) -
ZigaBurkina FasoOner-MozWNakambe2804/9810/9808/9907/001812044 V(1)0.80(10)*0.80(12)*300300  (-) -
Barnard Creek Canyon Debris DamUSACity of CentervilleFBarnard Creek 08/9911/9911/9901/00184633V()0.75()*0.75()*30030010884(F)
R'milTunisiaMinistry of AgricultureIR’mil4408/9910/0005/0111/011826064160V(15)0.90(16)0.90(12)*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: Australia

Owner: Australian Capital Territory Government

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Point Hut Creek

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/89

Start of RCC: 01/89

End of RCC: 08/89

End of Project: 10/89

Specifications

Height: 18 metres

Length: 86 metres

Volume of RCC: 9 m3x103

Total volume: 9 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
1.00Mechanically compacted unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
1.00Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
145
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
73Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: USA

Owner: Town of Mesquite, Nevada

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Town Wash

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/92

Start of RCC: 01/92

End of RCC: 05/92

End of Project: 06/92

Specifications

Height: 18 metres

Length: 264 metres

Volume of RCC: 43 m3x103

Total volume: 45 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalSlip-formed/extruded facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
1.50RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
1.50RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
 Unformed face of RCC  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
200200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
107
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
71Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Jim Wilson - formerly Town Wash Detention completed
Jim Wilson - formerly Town Wash Detention completed

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Country: USA

Owner: Phelps Dodge Corporation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Pollution Control

River: Rocky Gulch

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/94

Start of RCC: 05/94

End of RCC: 06/94

End of Project: 07/94

Specifications

Height: 18 metres

Length: 55 metres

Volume of RCC: 6 m3x103

Total volume: 7 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
none 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
184
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Rocky Gulch completed
Rocky Gulch completed

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Country: Burkina Faso

Owner: Oner-Moz

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Nakambe

Reservoir capacity: 28 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/98

Start of RCC: 04/98

End of RCC: 08/99

End of Project: 07/00

Specifications

Height: 18 metres

Length: 120 metres

Volume of RCC: 44 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
 No pozzolan used  -
  
Ziga completed
Ziga completed

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: USA

Owner: City of Centerville

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Barnard Creek

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/99

Start of RCC: 08/99

End of RCC: 11/99

End of Project: 01/00

Specifications

Height: 18 metres

Length: 46 metres

Volume of RCC: 3 m3x103

Total volume: 3 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
108
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
84Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Barnard Creek Canyon Debris Dam on Google Earth
Barnard Creek Canyon Debris Dam on Google Earth

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Details

Country: Tunisia

Owner: Ministry of Agriculture

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: R’mil

Reservoir capacity: 44 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/99

Start of RCC: 08/99

End of RCC: 05/01

End of Project: 11/01

Specifications

Height: 18 metres

Length: 260 metres

Volume of RCC: 64 m3x103

Total volume: 160 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC supported by fill shoulders
Downstream
SlopeType
0.90Mechanically compacted unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.90Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
R'mil completed
R'mil completed

 

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