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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)
Sabigawa (lower dam)JapanTokyo Electric Power CompanyHKosabi 1110/8603/9012/9111/921042734005900.10(1)0.80(1)0.80(1)2507509139(F)
Paradise - formerly Burnett RiverAustraliaBurnett WaterF IBurnett30011/0306/0409/0511/0550940400400V(8) (3)* (1)*310310630(-) -
El PurgatorioMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)FVerde3506/13- /14- /15- /1638200400 0.25 1.00 1.00      

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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: Japan

Owner: Tokyo Electric Power Company

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Kosabi

Reservoir capacity: 11 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/86

Start of RCC: 10/86

End of RCC: 12/91

End of Project: 11/92

Specifications

Height: 104 metres

Length: 273 metres

Volume of RCC: 400 m3x103

Total volume: 590 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250750

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
91
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
39Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Sabigawa (lower dam) completed
Sabigawa (lower dam) completed

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Country: Australia

Owner: Burnett Water

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation

River: Burnett

Reservoir capacity: 300 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/03

Start of RCC: 11/03

End of RCC: 09/05

End of Project: 11/05

Specifications

Height: 50 metres

Length: 940 metres

Volume of RCC: 400 m3x103

Total volume: 400 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
310310

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
63
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Paradise - formerly Burnett River completed
Paradise - formerly Burnett River completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Verde

Reservoir capacity: 35 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/13

Start of RCC: 06/13

End of RCC: -/15

End of Project: -/16

Specifications

Height: 38 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 400 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.25 
Downstream
SlopeType
1.00 
Spillway
SlopeType
1.00 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
El Purgatorio under construction
El Purgatorio under construction

 

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