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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)
SpitskopSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationIHarts6105/8809/8806/8911/89151001736V(1)
(15)
0.70(15)0.70(1)*2502509192(F)
Victoria replacementUSAUpper Peninsula Power Co., MichiganHWest branch 1304/9108/9110/9106/92371003640V(12)0.80(3)*0.80(3)*3003006767(C)
CholdocogagnaFranceSAIEPBWLessarte104/9107/9110/9112/913610019230.10(1)0.75(16)0.75(1)*300300 110(R)
SafadUAEMinistry of Agriculture and FisheriesG I 1- /0005/0106/01- /0119100910V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(12)300300900(-) -

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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: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Harts

Reservoir capacity: 61 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/88

Start of RCC: 05/88

End of RCC: 06/89

End of Project: 11/89

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: 100 metres

Volume of RCC: 17 m3x103

Total volume: 36 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
 RCC supported by fill shoulders
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70RCC supported by fill shoulders
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
91
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
92Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Spitskop completed
Spitskop 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: 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: UAE

Owner: Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge / Irrigation

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: 06/01

End of Project: -/01

Specifications

Height: 19 metres

Length: 100 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
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

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

 

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