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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)
S.W. Freese - formerly Stacy - spillway)USAColorado River Municipal Water DistrictWColorado70005/8705/8804/8901/903117389158V(13)0.831(17)ogee(12)30030012562(C)
Belén-CagüelaSpainJunta de AndaluciaFBelén103/9106/9110/9110/913116024290.05(3)0.75(3)*0.75(3)*30030073109(F)
Várzea GrandeBrazilSUPLAN/PBWPicuí2110/9310/9410/94- /95311352728 (1) (3)*  3003005614(N)
Songyue (1st Stage)ChinaHelong Electricity CorporationF H I R WHailanhe2109/9701/9804/9909/99312714477V(1)0.73(10)conduit 300200080100(F)
Trout CreekUSAPaul MoltzI RTrout Creek108/9904/0005/0007/003138910V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*3003001630(-) -
Randleman Lake USAPiedmont Triad Regional Water AuthorityR WDeep8407/0104/0207/0201/03312807076V(1)0.75(1)*0.75(1)*30030089104(F)
Santa Rosa IIBrazilSanta Rosa S/AHGrande7- /06- /06- /08- /0831              
Passo de MeioBrazilEnergética Campos de Cima da Serra LtdaHdas Antas27- /07- /08- /09- /1031110             

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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: USA

Owner: Colorado River Municipal Water District

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Colorado

Reservoir capacity: 700 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/87

Start of RCC: 05/87

End of RCC: 04/89

End of Project: 01/90

Specifications

Height: 31 metres

Length: 173 metres

Volume of RCC: 89 m3x103

Total volume: 158 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
0.831Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeReinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
125
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
62High-lime flyash (ASTM Class C)
  
S.W. Freese - formerly Stacy - spillway) completed
S.W. Freese - formerly Stacy - spillway) completed

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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: 03/91

Start of RCC: 03/91

End of RCC: 10/91

End of Project: 10/91

Specifications

Height: 31 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 24 m3x103

Total volume: 29 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)
  
Belén-Cagüela completed
Belén-Cagüela completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: SUPLAN/PB

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Picuí

Reservoir capacity: 21 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/93

Start of RCC: 10/93

End of RCC: 10/94

End of Project: -/95

Specifications

Height: 31 metres

Length: 135 metres

Volume of RCC: 27 m3x103

Total volume: 28 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
56
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
14Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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Country: China

Owner: Helong Electricity Corporation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Irrigation / Recreation / Water Supply

River: Hailanhe

Reservoir capacity: 21 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/97

Start of RCC: 09/97

End of RCC: 04/99

End of Project: 09/99

Specifications

Height: 31 metres

Length: 271 metres

Volume of RCC: 44 m3x103

Total volume: 77 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.73RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
conduit 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3002000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: USA

Owner: Paul Moltz

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Recreation

River: Trout Creek

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/99

Start of RCC: 08/99

End of RCC: 05/00

End of Project: 07/00

Specifications

Height: 31 metres

Length: 38 metres

Volume of RCC: 9 m3x103

Total volume: 10 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)
163
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Trout Creek completed
Trout Creek completed

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Country: USA

Owner: Piedmont Triad Regional Water Authority

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Recreation / Water Supply

River: Deep

Reservoir capacity: 84 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/01

Start of RCC: 07/01

End of RCC: 07/02

End of Project: 01/03

Specifications

Height: 31 metres

Length: 280 metres

Volume of RCC: 70 m3x103

Total volume: 76 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
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)
89
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
104Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Randleman Lake completed
Randleman Lake completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Santa Rosa S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Grande

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 31 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
  
  
Santa Rosa II on Google Earth
Santa Rosa II on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Energética Campos de Cima da Serra Ltda

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 27 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 31 metres

Length: 110 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
  
  
Passo de Meio completed
Passo de Meio completed

 

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