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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)
Belén-GatoSpainJunta de AndaluciaFBelén107/9109/9111/9111/913415836410.05(3)0.75(3)*0.75(3)*30030073109(F)
Zintel CanyonUSACity of Kennewick, WashingtonFZintel303/9207/9210/9212/92391585455V(7)0.85(17)0.85(17)300300740(-) -
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ChinaFengdu Hydropower BureauHHuilonghe8- /93- /95- /97- /9890158 7700.10 0.76 0.76      
Cannelton
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USAAmerican Municipal Partners (AMP)HOhio 05/0906/1208/1309/1635158113 0.80(10)0.80(10)separate 23023011864 

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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: Spain

Owner: Junta de Andalucia

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Belén

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/91

Start of RCC: 07/91

End of RCC: 11/91

End of Project: 11/91

Specifications

Height: 34 metres

Length: 158 metres

Volume of RCC: 36 m3x103

Total volume: 41 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.05RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
73
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
109Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Belén-Gato completed
Belén-Gato completed

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Country: USA

Owner: City of Kennewick, Washington

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Zintel

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/92

Start of RCC: 03/92

End of RCC: 10/92

End of Project: 12/92

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 158 metres

Volume of RCC: 54 m3x103

Total volume: 55 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.85Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85Unformed face of RCC

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
74
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Zintel Canyon completed
Zintel Canyon completed

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Country: China

Owner: Fengdu Hydropower Bureau

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Huilonghe

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/93

Start of RCC: -/93

End of RCC: -/97

End of Project: -/98

Specifications

Height: 90 metres

Length: 158 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 770 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.76 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.76 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
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Country: USA

Owner: American Municipal Partners (AMP)

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Ohio

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/09

Start of RCC: 05/09

End of RCC: 08/13

End of Project: 09/16

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 158 metres

Volume of RCC: 113 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
230230

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
118
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
64 
  
Cannelton completed
Cannelton completed

 

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