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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)
Petit SautFrench GuyanaElectricité de FranceHSinnamary350007/8907/9202/9305/9448740250410V(11)V
0.80
(7)
(16)
0.80(13)300300 120(R)
NacaomeHondurasSecretaria de Recursos NaturalesWRio Grande Nacaome4206/9308/94- /95- /95543202503000.15(2)0.80(3)*0.80(12)*4004006421(N)
TannurJordanJordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and IrrigationIWadi al Hasa1702/9912/9912/0009/0160270250250V
1.00
(3')0.80(3')*0.80(3')*3001200125
120
75
50
(N)
Cerro del ÁguilaPeruIC PowerHMantaro3711/1208/1406/15- /16892702504500.10(1)0.75(1)*0.75(12)30060011523 

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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: French Guyana

Owner: Electricité de France

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Sinnamary

Reservoir capacity: 3500 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/89

Start of RCC: 07/89

End of RCC: 02/93

End of Project: 05/94

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 740 metres

Volume of RCC: 250 m3x103

Total volume: 410 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced conventional concrete cast before RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
0.80Mechanically compacted unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120ROLAC (mixture of flyash and slag with or without limestone fines)
  
Petit Saut completed
Petit Saut completed

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Country: Honduras

Owner: Secretaria de Recursos Naturales

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Rio Grande Nacaome

Reservoir capacity: 42 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/93

Start of RCC: 06/93

End of RCC: -/95

End of Project: -/95

Specifications

Height: 54 metres

Length: 320 metres

Volume of RCC: 250 m3x103

Total volume: 300 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.15Traditional concrete against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
21Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Nacaome completed
Nacaome completed

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Country: Jordan

Owner: Jordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and Irrigation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Wadi al Hasa

Reservoir capacity: 17 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/99

Start of RCC: 02/99

End of RCC: 12/00

End of Project: 09/01

Specifications

Height: 60 metres

Length: 270 metres

Volume of RCC: 250 m3x103

Total volume: 250 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
1.00 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
125
120
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
75Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
50 
Tannur completed
Tannur completed

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Country: Peru

Owner: IC Power

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Mantaro

Reservoir capacity: 37 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/12

Start of RCC: 11/12

End of RCC: 06/15

End of Project: -/16

Specifications

Height: 89 metres

Length: 270 metres

Volume of RCC: 250 m3x103

Total volume: 450 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300600

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
115
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
23 
  
Cerro del Águila completed
Cerro del Águila completed

 

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