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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.

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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
Nickajack Auxillary SpillwayUSATennessee Valley AuthorityHTennessee31108/8907/9002/9104/921742779790.25(3)*0.60(3)*0.60(3)*30060085119(F)
Jack Turner - formerly Big HaynesUSAConyers-Rockdale Big Haynes Imp. AuthorityWBig Haynes Creek 10/9402/9506/9609/96274277274V(8)0.80(10)*0.80(10)*30030042
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39
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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: Tennessee Valley Authority

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tennessee

Reservoir capacity: 311 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/89

Start of RCC: 08/89

End of RCC: 02/91

End of Project: 04/92

Specifications

Height: 17 metres

Length: 427 metres

Volume of RCC: 79 m3x103

Total volume: 79 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.25RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
0.60RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.60RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300600

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
119Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Nickajack Auxillary Spillway completed
Nickajack Auxillary Spillway completed

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Country: USA

Owner: Conyers-Rockdale Big Haynes Imp. Authority

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Big Haynes Creek

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/94

Start of RCC: 10/94

End of RCC: 06/96

End of Project: 09/96

Specifications

Height: 27 metres

Length: 427 metres

Volume of RCC: 72 m3x103

Total volume: 74 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
42
39
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
42Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
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Jack Turner - formerly Big Haynes completed
Jack Turner - formerly Big Haynes completed

 

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