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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)
Lower Chase CreekUSAPhelps Dodge Morenci Inc & Sumitomo Metal MiningFLower Chase Creek103/8705/8706/8707/87201221422V(1)0.70(1)*0.70(1)*3003006440(F)
CaraibasBrazilCEMIG (Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais)F ICaraibas1004/9007/9009/9002/912616018220.10(1)0.80(3)*0.80(1)*3003005816(N)
Loyalty Road flood retarding basinAustraliaUpper Parramatta River Catchment TrustFDarling Mills Creek 06/9512/9504/9608/96301112022V(7)0.80(7)0.80(7)300300800(S)

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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: USA

Owner: Phelps Dodge Morenci Inc & Sumitomo Metal Mining

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Lower Chase Creek

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/87

Start of RCC: 03/87

End of RCC: 06/87

End of Project: 07/87

Specifications

Height: 20 metres

Length: 122 metres

Volume of RCC: 14 m3x103

Total volume: 22 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
40Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Lower Chase Creek completed
Lower Chase Creek completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CEMIG (Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation

River: Caraibas

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/90

Start of RCC: 04/90

End of RCC: 09/90

End of Project: 02/91

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 18 m3x103

Total volume: 22 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
58
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Caraibas on Google Earth
Caraibas on Google Earth

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Country: Australia

Owner: Upper Parramatta River Catchment Trust

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Darling Mills Creek

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/95

Start of RCC: 06/95

End of RCC: 04/96

End of Project: 08/96

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 111 metres

Volume of RCC: 20 m3x103

Total volume: 22 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete panels
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete panels

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Loyalty Road flood retarding basin completed
Loyalty Road flood retarding basin completed

 

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