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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)
JordãoBrazilCOPEL (Companhia Paranense de Energia)HJordão11005/9401/9502/9609/9695550570647V(1)0.74(3)*0.74(12)4004006015(N)
Santa Clara - JordãoBrazilElejor Centrais Elétricas do Rio JordåoHJordåo43111/0212/03- /0401/0567588438504 (1) (1) (1)*3003004050(S)
FundãoBrazilELEJOR - Centrais Elétricas do Rio JordãoHJordao34- /04- /05- /06- /0743445200220      3003006416(N)

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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: Brazil

Owner: COPEL (Companhia Paranense de Energia)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jordão

Reservoir capacity: 110 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/94

Start of RCC: 05/94

End of RCC: 02/96

End of Project: 09/96

Specifications

Height: 95 metres

Length: 550 metres

Volume of RCC: 570 m3x103

Total volume: 647 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.74RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.74Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Jordão completed
Jordão completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Elejor Centrais Elétricas do Rio Jordåo

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jordåo

Reservoir capacity: 431 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/02

Start of RCC: 11/02

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: 01/05

Specifications

Height: 67 metres

Length: 588 metres

Volume of RCC: 438 m3x103

Total volume: 504 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
40
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Santa Clara - Jordão completed
Santa Clara - Jordão completed

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Details

Country: Brazil

Owner: ELEJOR - Centrais Elétricas do Rio Jordão

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jordao

Reservoir capacity: 34 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/04

Start of RCC: -/04

End of RCC: -/06

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 43 metres

Length: 445 metres

Volume of RCC: 200 m3x103

Total volume: 220 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Fundão completed
Fundão completed

 

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