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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)
Freeman diversionUSAUnited Water Conservancy DistrictGSanta Clara 03/9007/9009/90- /9117366101110V(1)0.80(17)0.80(17)30030012583(F)
ThornleaSouth AfricaUmlaas Irrigation BoardIMlazi306/9010/9012/9002/91171351617V(1)0.90(3)*0.90(1)1701703887(S)
Nickajack Auxillary SpillwayUSATennessee Valley AuthorityHTennessee31108/8907/9002/9104/921742779790.25(3)*0.60(3)*0.60(3)*30060085119(F)
Paxton South AfricaPrivate farmerITsorwo1- /9001/9112/92- /92177033V(3)V
0.50
(3)0.50(3)15015070100(F)
AntacotoPeruMantaro120- /98- /98- /99- /9917             (-) -
Mangla Emergency Spillway Control WeirPakistanWater and Power Development Authority (WAPDA)H IJhelum650008/0412/0711/0801/09173705479V
0.30
(3')
(3')*
V
0.70
(3')
(3')*
0.70(3')*30030060120(S)

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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: United Water Conservancy District

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge

River: Santa Clara

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/90

Start of RCC: 03/90

End of RCC: 09/90

End of Project: -/91

Specifications

Height: 17 metres

Length: 366 metres

Volume of RCC: 101 m3x103

Total volume: 110 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Unformed face of RCC

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
125
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
83Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Freeman diversion completed
Freeman diversion completed

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Country: South Africa

Owner: Umlaas Irrigation Board

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Mlazi

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/90

Start of RCC: 06/90

End of RCC: 12/90

End of Project: 02/91

Specifications

Height: 17 metres

Length: 135 metres

Volume of RCC: 16 m3x103

Total volume: 17 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.90RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.90Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
170170

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
38
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
87Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Thornlea completed
Thornlea completed

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Country: USA

Owner: Tennessee Valley Authority

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tennessee

Reservoir capacity: 311 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/89

Start of RCC: 08/89

End of RCC: 02/91

End of Project: 04/92

Specifications

Height: 17 metres

Length: 427 metres

Volume of RCC: 79 m3x103

Total volume: 79 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.25RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
0.60RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.60RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300600

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
119Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Nickajack Auxillary Spillway completed
Nickajack Auxillary Spillway completed

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Country: South Africa

Owner: Private farmer

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Tsorwo

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/90

Start of RCC: -/90

End of RCC: 12/92

End of Project: -/92

Specifications

Height: 17 metres

Length: 70 metres

Volume of RCC: 3 m3x103

Total volume: 3 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
0.50 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.50RCC against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
150150

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: Peru

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Mantaro

Reservoir capacity: 120 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/98

Start of RCC: -/98

End of RCC: -/99

End of Project: -/99

Specifications

Height: 17 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
 No pozzolan used  -
  
Antacoto completed
Antacoto completed

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Country: Pakistan

Owner: Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Jhelum

Reservoir capacity: 6500 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/04

Start of RCC: 08/04

End of RCC: 11/08

End of Project: 01/09

Specifications

Height: 17 metres

Length: 370 metres

Volume of RCC: 54 m3x103

Total volume: 79 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
0.30RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
0.70RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Mangla Emergency Spillway Control Weir completed
Mangla Emergency Spillway Control Weir completed

 

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