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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)
Lower Chase CreekUSAPhelps Dodge Morenci Inc & Sumitomo Metal MiningFLower Chase Creek103/8705/8706/8707/87201221422V(1)0.70(1)*0.70(1)*3003006440(F)
Bandeira de MeloBrazilCEABI WParaguaçu111- /0109/03- /04- /052032075102 (1) (1)* (1)*3003005614(N)
Säo BernardoBrazilCJ Energética S/AH 2- /03- /04- /05- /0620120             
Willow Island
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USAAmerican Municipal Partners (AMP)HOhio 12/201111/201304/201402/2016206649 0.80(10)0.80(10)separate 23023011662 
Zongo IIDR CongoSNELH  05/12- /15- /16- /1720              

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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: 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: Brazil

Owner: CEAB

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Paraguaçu

Reservoir capacity: 111 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/01

Start of RCC: -/01

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: -/05

Specifications

Height: 20 metres

Length: 320 metres

Volume of RCC: 75 m3x103

Total volume: 102 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
56
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
14Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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Details

Country: Brazil

Owner: CJ Energética S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/03

Start of RCC: -/03

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: -/06

Specifications

Height: 20 metres

Length: 120 metres

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
  
  
Säo Bernardo completed
Säo Bernardo completed

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Country: USA

Owner: American Municipal Partners (AMP)

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Ohio

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/2011

Start of RCC: 12/2011

End of RCC: 04/2014

End of Project: 02/2016

Specifications

Height: 20 metres

Length: 66 metres

Volume of RCC: 49 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
230230

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
116
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
62 
  
Willow Island completed
Willow Island completed

Full Dam Information

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Country: DR Congo

Owner: SNEL

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/12

Start of RCC: 05/12

End of RCC: -/16

End of Project: -/17

Specifications

Height: 20 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
  
  
Zongo II under construction
Zongo II under construction

 

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