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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.

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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
Jack Turner - formerly Big HaynesUSAConyers-Rockdale Big Haynes Imp. AuthorityWBig Haynes Creek 10/9402/9506/9609/96274277274V(8)0.80(10)*0.80(10)*30030042
39
42
39
(F)
La CañadaBoliviaPrefectura del Departamento de Santa CruzIComarapa1008/0008/0102/0206/02521547277V(3')0.22
0.75
(3')
(3')*
0.75(3')*305305140100(N)
TizidongChinaChongging Electricity Ltd.HApengjiang2508/0110/0210/0311/035619372161 (12) (12) (12)    (F)
Rio Grande
[H-F]
PeruYanacocha MineERio Grande1- /03- /04- /04- /05459872770.70(1)0.70(1)0.70(1)*3003001200(-) -

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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: Conyers-Rockdale Big Haynes Imp. Authority

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Big Haynes Creek

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/94

Start of RCC: 10/94

End of RCC: 06/96

End of Project: 09/96

Specifications

Height: 27 metres

Length: 427 metres

Volume of RCC: 72 m3x103

Total volume: 74 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
42
39
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
42Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
39 
Jack Turner - formerly Big Haynes completed
Jack Turner - formerly Big Haynes completed

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Country: Bolivia

Owner: Prefectura del Departamento de Santa Cruz

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Comarapa

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/00

Start of RCC: 08/00

End of RCC: 02/02

End of Project: 06/02

Specifications

Height: 52 metres

Length: 154 metres

Volume of RCC: 72 m3x103

Total volume: 77 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.22RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
305305

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
140
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
La Cañada completed
La Cañada completed

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Country: China

Owner: Chongging Electricity Ltd.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Apengjiang

Reservoir capacity: 25 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/01

Start of RCC: 08/01

End of RCC: 10/03

End of Project: 11/03

Specifications

Height: 56 metres

Length: 193 metres

Volume of RCC: 72 m3x103

Total volume: 161 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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

Owner: Yanacocha Mine

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Environmental

River: Rio Grande

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/03

Start of RCC: -/03

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: -/05

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 98 metres

Volume of RCC: 72 m3x103

Total volume: 77 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
120
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Rio Grande completed
Rio Grande completed

 

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