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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)
Glen MelvilleSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationWEcca702/8804/8912/9004/913238066114V(1)V
0.75
(1)
(1)*
0.75(1)*3303306565(F)
CajuBrazilEnergisa Geracao Rio Grande S/AHRio Grande10- /09- /09- /1003/11382206682           
Passos MaiaBrazilDesenvixHChapecó - /09- /10- /11- /1129 66         7218(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.

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Ecca

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/88

Start of RCC: 02/88

End of RCC: 12/90

End of Project: 04/91

Specifications

Height: 32 metres

Length: 380 metres

Volume of RCC: 66 m3x103

Total volume: 114 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
330330

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
65Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Glen Melville completed
Glen Melville completed

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: Brazil

Owner: Energisa Geracao Rio Grande S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Rio Grande

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: 03/11

Specifications

Height: 38 metres

Length: 220 metres

Volume of RCC: 66 m3x103

Total volume: 82 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
  
  
Caju under construction
Caju under construction

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: Brazil

Owner: Desenvix

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Chapecó

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 29 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 66 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
18Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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