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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
Grand Falls spillwayCanadaAbitibi-Price Inc.HExploits 08/9609/9609/9612/9615180711V(1)0.67(1)*0.67(1)*20020013075(F)

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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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Details

Country: Canada

Owner: Abitibi-Price Inc.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Exploits

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/96

Start of RCC: 08/96

End of RCC: 09/96

End of Project: 12/96

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: 180 metres

Volume of RCC: 7 m3x103

Total volume: 11 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.67Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.67Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
200200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
130
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
75Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Grand Falls spillway completed
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