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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)
Wolwedans
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South AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationWGreat Brak2411/8710/8809/8911/9070268180210V(1)0.50(1)*0.50(1)*25025058136(F)
Val de SerraBrazilCORSAN (Companhia Riograndense de Saneamento)WIbicui-Mirim2407/9711/9707/9811/98376756995V(13) (12)* (12)*3003009030(F)
PezziBrazilPezzi Energética S.A.Hdas Antas24- /11- /12- /12- /1342 4480        7619(N)
Serra dos Cavalinhos IIBrazilSerra dos Cavalinhos II Energética S.A.Hdas Antas24- /11- /12- /12- /1342 3380        7218(N)

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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: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Great Brak

Reservoir capacity: 24 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/87

Start of RCC: 11/87

End of RCC: 09/89

End of Project: 11/90

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 268 metres

Volume of RCC: 180 m3x103

Total volume: 210 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
58
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
136Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Wolwedans completed
Wolwedans completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CORSAN (Companhia Riograndense de Saneamento)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Ibicui-Mirim

Reservoir capacity: 24 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/97

Start of RCC: 07/97

End of RCC: 07/98

End of Project: 11/98

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 675 metres

Volume of RCC: 69 m3x103

Total volume: 95 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
30Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: Brazil

Owner: Pezzi Energética S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 24 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/11

Start of RCC: -/11

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 42 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 44 m3x103

Total volume: 80 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
76
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
19Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Pezzi completed
Pezzi completed

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: Brazil

Owner: Serra dos Cavalinhos II Energética S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 24 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/11

Start of RCC: -/11

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 42 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 33 m3x103

Total volume: 80 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Serra dos Cavalinhos II completed
Serra dos Cavalinhos II completed

 

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