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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)
CraigbourneAustraliaRivers and Water Supply Commission of TasmaniaI WCoal1301/8604/8606/8608/86252472224V(7)1.00(17)separate 3003007060(F)
Victoria replacementUSAUpper Peninsula Power Co., MichiganHWest branch 1304/9108/9110/9106/92371003640V(12)0.80(3)*0.80(3)*3003006767(C)
KroombitAustraliaWater Resources Commission, QueenslandG IKroombit Creek1303/9206/9210/9212/922625084110V(1)0.70(1)0.70(1)30030082107(F)
BoqueronSpainConfederación Hidrográfica del SeguraFRambla del Boqueron1310/9402/9608/9612/97582901371450.05(3')0.73(3')0.73(3')*30030055130(F)
Longshou Nº1
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ChinaDepartment of Electricity, Gansu ProvinceHHeihe1304/9903/0006/0109/0180258187210V
0.20
(1)
(1)
0.75(1)0.75(1)300300096
58
109
113
(F)
MusatepeTurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksHRobozik1309/08- /13- /14- /15661651301380.10(3)0.80(3)0.80(12)3001200950(-) -

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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: Australia

Owner: Rivers and Water Supply Commission of Tasmania

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Coal

Reservoir capacity: 13 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/86

Start of RCC: 01/86

End of RCC: 06/86

End of Project: 08/86

Specifications

Height: 25 metres

Length: 247 metres

Volume of RCC: 22 m3x103

Total volume: 24 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
1.00Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
60Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Craigbourne completed
Craigbourne completed

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Country: USA

Owner: Upper Peninsula Power Co., Michigan

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: West branch

Reservoir capacity: 13 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/91

Start of RCC: 04/91

End of RCC: 10/91

End of Project: 06/92

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 100 metres

Volume of RCC: 36 m3x103

Total volume: 40 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
67
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
67High-lime flyash (ASTM Class C)
  
Victoria replacement completed
Victoria replacement completed

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Country: Australia

Owner: Water Resources Commission, Queensland

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge / Irrigation

River: Kroombit Creek

Reservoir capacity: 13 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/92

Start of RCC: 03/92

End of RCC: 10/92

End of Project: 12/92

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 250 metres

Volume of RCC: 84 m3x103

Total volume: 110 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
82
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
107Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Kroombit completed
Kroombit completed

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Country: Spain

Owner: Confederación Hidrográfica del Segura

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Rambla del Boqueron

Reservoir capacity: 13 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/94

Start of RCC: 10/94

End of RCC: 08/96

End of Project: 12/97

Specifications

Height: 58 metres

Length: 290 metres

Volume of RCC: 137 m3x103

Total volume: 145 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.05RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.73RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
0.73RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
55
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
130Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Boqueron completed
Boqueron completed

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Country: China

Owner: Department of Electricity, Gansu Province

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Heihe

Reservoir capacity: 13 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/99

Start of RCC: 04/99

End of RCC: 06/01

End of Project: 09/01

Specifications

Height: 80 metres

Length: 258 metres

Volume of RCC: 187 m3x103

Total volume: 210 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.20Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
96
58
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
109Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
113 
Longshou Nº1 completed
Longshou Nº1 completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: DSI - State Hydraulic Works

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Robozik

Reservoir capacity: 13 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/08

Start of RCC: 09/08

End of RCC: -/14

End of Project: -/15

Specifications

Height: 66 metres

Length: 165 metres

Volume of RCC: 130 m3x103

Total volume: 138 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
95
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
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