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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)
Les OlivettesFranceDepartement de l’HeraultFLa Peyne408/8612/8610/8703/88362558085V(1)0.75(16)0.75(1)*300300 130(R)
RiouFranceElectricité de FranceH I RRiou101/9006/9007/9003/91263084146V(2)0.60(14)*0.60(14)*300300 120(R)
CholdocogagnaFranceSAIEPBWLessarte104/9107/9110/9112/913610019230.10(1)0.75(16)0.75(1)*300300 110(R)
VillaunurFranceDRI Ille et VilaineFLe Cantache707/9310/9312/9303/94161471115V(11)0.75(1)*0.75(1)*300300 90(R)
SepFranceSyndicat Mixte pour l’Amenagement de la Haute Morge (SMAHM)ISep504/9309/9301/9403/94461454958V(11)0.72(16)0.72(3)*300300 120(R)
La Touche PoupardFranceCAEDSIChambon1508/9304/9408/9412/94362003446V(1)0.75(3)*0.75(1)*300300 115(R)
RizzaneseFranceElectricité de FranceH IRizzanese1- /0904/1102/12- /12411406472V
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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: France

Owner: Departement de l’Herault

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: La Peyne

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/86

Start of RCC: 08/86

End of RCC: 10/87

End of Project: 03/88

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 255 metres

Volume of RCC: 80 m3x103

Total volume: 85 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Mechanically compacted unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
130ROLAC (mixture of flyash and slag with or without limestone fines)
  
Les Olivettes completed
Les Olivettes completed

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Country: France

Owner: Electricité de France

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation / Recreation

River: Riou

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/90

Start of RCC: 01/90

End of RCC: 07/90

End of Project: 03/91

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 308 metres

Volume of RCC: 41 m3x103

Total volume: 46 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.60Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.60Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120ROLAC (mixture of flyash and slag with or without limestone fines)
  
Riou completed
Riou completed

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Country: France

Owner: SAIEPB

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Lessarte

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/91

Start of RCC: 04/91

End of RCC: 10/91

End of Project: 12/91

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 100 metres

Volume of RCC: 19 m3x103

Total volume: 23 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Mechanically compacted unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
110ROLAC (mixture of flyash and slag with or without limestone fines)
  
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Country: France

Owner: DRI Ille et Vilaine

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Le Cantache

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/93

Start of RCC: 07/93

End of RCC: 12/93

End of Project: 03/94

Specifications

Height: 16 metres

Length: 147 metres

Volume of RCC: 11 m3x103

Total volume: 15 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced conventional concrete cast before RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
90ROLAC (mixture of flyash and slag with or without limestone fines)
  
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Country: France

Owner: Syndicat Mixte pour l’Amenagement de la Haute Morge (SMAHM)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Sep

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/93

Start of RCC: 04/93

End of RCC: 01/94

End of Project: 03/94

Specifications

Height: 46 metres

Length: 145 metres

Volume of RCC: 49 m3x103

Total volume: 58 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced conventional concrete cast before RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
0.72Mechanically compacted unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.72RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120ROLAC (mixture of flyash and slag with or without limestone fines)
  
Sep completed
Sep completed

Full Dam Information

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Country: France

Owner: CAEDS

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Chambon

Reservoir capacity: 15 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/93

Start of RCC: 08/93

End of RCC: 08/94

End of Project: 12/94

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 34 m3x103

Total volume: 46 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
115ROLAC (mixture of flyash and slag with or without limestone fines)
  
La Touche Poupard completed
La Touche Poupard completed

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: France

Owner: Electricité de France

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Rizzanese

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: 02/12

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 41 metres

Length: 140 metres

Volume of RCC: 64 m3x103

Total volume: 72 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
1.00RCC against precast concrete blocks
Downstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
0.80 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Rizzanese completed
Rizzanese completed

 

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