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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)
Marathia
[H-F]
GreeceMinistry of AgricultureI WMarathia311/9112/9204/9306/932826531480.50(13)0.50(10)0.50(13)200 -
300
200 -
300
5515(N)
PirrisCosta RicaICE (Instituto Costarricence de Electricidad)HPirris3612/0604/0905/1007/111132656957550.33(3')*0.50(3')*0.50(12)300300100
80
100
80
(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: Greece

Owner: Ministry of Agriculture

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Marathia

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/91

Start of RCC: 11/91

End of RCC: 04/93

End of Project: 06/93

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: 265 metres

Volume of RCC: 31 m3x103

Total volume: 48 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.50Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
0.50Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
200  -200  -
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
55
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Marathia completed
Marathia completed

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Country: Costa Rica

Owner: ICE (Instituto Costarricence de Electricidad)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Pirris

Reservoir capacity: 36 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/06

Start of RCC: 12/06

End of RCC: 05/10

End of Project: 07/11

Specifications

Height: 113 metres

Length: 265 metres

Volume of RCC: 695 m3x103

Total volume: 755 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.33RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.50Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
80 
Pirris completed
Pirris completed

 

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