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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)
Caballar ISpainJunta de AndaluciaFBelén109/9109/9112/9112/911698670.05(3)0.75(3)*0.75(3)*30030073109(F)
VillaunurFranceDRI Ille et VilaineFLe Cantache707/9310/9312/9303/94161471115V(11)0.75(1)*0.75(1)*300300 90(R)
BuckhornUSATown of WilsonWContentea Creek 03/98- /9804/9906/09167816469V(6)    300300890(-) -
Bullard CreekUSANatural Resources Conservation ServiceFBullard Creek110/9808/99- /99- /991611077V(3)v
0.75
(3)*0.75(3)*30030014844(F)
Pickle JarUSAParadise Valley EstatesW 110/9903/0005/0008/001657331331V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*300300900(-) -
Jiemian Ataguia
[H-F]
China  - /00- /02- /04- /0616             (F)
Cachoeira GrandeBrazilEmpresa Baiana de Aguas e Saneamento S/AHChopin - /04- /04- /05- /0516207             
Wadi Umti
[H-F]
OmanMinistry of Rural Municipalities and Water ResourcesFWadi Umti104/1311/1307/1407/141614534580.70(12)0.70(12)0.70(12)300300600(-) -
KatendeDR CongoH  08/11- /13- /14- /1516              

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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: Spain

Owner: Junta de Andalucia

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Belén

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/91

Start of RCC: 09/91

End of RCC: 12/91

End of Project: 12/91

Specifications

Height: 16 metres

Length: 98 metres

Volume of RCC: 6 m3x103

Total volume: 7 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.05RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
73
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
109Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Caballar I completed
Caballar I completed

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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: USA

Owner: Town of Wilson

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Contentea Creek

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/98

Start of RCC: 03/98

End of RCC: 04/99

End of Project: 06/09

Specifications

Height: 16 metres

Length: 781 metres

Volume of RCC: 64 m3x103

Total volume: 69 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
89
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Buckhorn completed
Buckhorn completed

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Country: USA

Owner: Natural Resources Conservation Service

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Bullard Creek

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/98

Start of RCC: 10/98

End of RCC: -/99

End of Project: -/99

Specifications

Height: 16 metres

Length: 110 metres

Volume of RCC: 7 m3x103

Total volume: 7 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
vRCC against formwork  [stepped face]
0.75 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
148
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
44Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Bullard Creek completed
Bullard Creek completed

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Country: USA

Owner: Paradise Valley Estates

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/99

Start of RCC: 10/99

End of RCC: 05/00

End of Project: 08/00

Specifications

Height: 16 metres

Length: 57 metres

Volume of RCC: 331 m3x103

Total volume: 331 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Pickle Jar completed
Pickle Jar completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): unknown

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: -/06

Specifications

Height: 16 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
 Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: Brazil

Owner: Empresa Baiana de Aguas e Saneamento S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Chopin

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/04

Start of RCC: -/04

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: -/05

Specifications

Height: 16 metres

Length: 207 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Cachoeira Grande on Google Earth
Cachoeira Grande on Google Earth

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Country: Oman

Owner: Ministry of Rural Municipalities and Water Resources

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Wadi Umti

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/13

Start of RCC: 04/13

End of RCC: 07/14

End of Project: 07/14

Specifications

Height: 16 metres

Length: 145 metres

Volume of RCC: 34 m3x103

Total volume: 58 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.70Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Wadi Umti completed
Wadi Umti completed

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Country: DR Congo

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/11

Start of RCC: 08/11

End of RCC: -/14

End of Project: -/15

Specifications

Height: 16 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
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