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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)
Castilblanco de los ArroyosSpainJunta de AndaluciaWCala107/8405/8510/8512/85251241420V(1)V
0.75
(1)
(1)
0.75(1)45045072
61
116
120
(F)
Lower Chase CreekUSAPhelps Dodge Morenci Inc & Sumitomo Metal MiningFLower Chase Creek103/8705/8706/8707/87201221422V(1)0.70(1)*0.70(1)*3003006440(F)
VadeniRomaniaRomanian Electricity Authority (RENAL) - Tirgu Jiu BranchHJiu503/8605/8810/8810/9225551417 (12) (12)ogee(12)3009001250(-) -
Alto IraniBrazilSPE Alto Irani Energia S.A.HIrani5- /07- /07- /08- /08452431420           
Säo Gonçalo - formerly Santa BárbaraBrazilSPE São Gonçalo Energia S.A.HSanta Bárbara6- /08- /09- /10- /1128 1428        6817(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: Spain

Owner: Junta de Andalucia

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Cala

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/84

Start of RCC: 07/84

End of RCC: 10/85

End of Project: 12/85

Specifications

Height: 25 metres

Length: 124 metres

Volume of RCC: 14 m3x103

Total volume: 20 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
450450

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
61
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
116Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
120 
Castilblanco de los Arroyos completed
Castilblanco de los Arroyos completed

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Country: USA

Owner: Phelps Dodge Morenci Inc & Sumitomo Metal Mining

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Lower Chase Creek

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/87

Start of RCC: 03/87

End of RCC: 06/87

End of Project: 07/87

Specifications

Height: 20 metres

Length: 122 metres

Volume of RCC: 14 m3x103

Total volume: 22 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
40Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Lower Chase Creek completed
Lower Chase Creek completed

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Country: Romania

Owner: Romanian Electricity Authority (RENAL) - Tirgu Jiu Branch

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jiu

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/86

Start of RCC: 03/86

End of RCC: 10/88

End of Project: 10/92

Specifications

Height: 25 metres

Length: 55 metres

Volume of RCC: 14 m3x103

Total volume: 17 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300900

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
125
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Vadeni completed
Vadeni completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: SPE Alto Irani Energia S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Irani

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 243 metres

Volume of RCC: 14 m3x103

Total volume: 20 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Alto Irani completed
Alto Irani completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: SPE São Gonçalo Energia S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Santa Bárbara

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 28 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 14 m3x103

Total volume: 28 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
68
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
17Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Säo Gonçalo - formerly Santa Bárbara completed
Säo Gonçalo - formerly Santa Bárbara completed

 

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