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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)
Do PrataBrazilDo Prata42- /9209/9312/94- /95264056175      300300800(-) -
Rio da PrataBrazilW  - /92- /93- /94- /95264056175        800(-) -
AtanceSpainConfederación Hidrográfica del TajoISalado3507/9604/9707/9710/97451846575V(3)0.80(3)*0.80(3)*30030057133(F)
RosalBrazilEmpresas de Electricidade Vale ParanapanemaHItabapoana1704/98- /9809/99- /00372124575 (1) (3)* (1)*3003004555(S)
CapillucasPeruCementos Lima S.A.HCanete501/0710/0804/0910/09346075750.375(3')0.75(3')*  3003006590(N)
Säo Sebastião do AltoBrazilEnergisa Geracao Rio Grande S/AHRio Grande44- /09- /10- /11- /12402005175           

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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: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Do Prata

Reservoir capacity: 42 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/92

Start of RCC: -/92

End of RCC: 12/94

End of Project: -/95

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 405 metres

Volume of RCC: 61 m3x103

Total volume: 75 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
    [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
    [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/92

Start of RCC: -/92

End of RCC: -/94

End of Project: -/95

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 405 metres

Volume of RCC: 61 m3x103

Total volume: 75 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
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Country: Spain

Owner: Confederación Hidrográfica del Tajo

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Salado

Reservoir capacity: 35 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/96

Start of RCC: 07/96

End of RCC: 07/97

End of Project: 10/97

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 184 metres

Volume of RCC: 65 m3x103

Total volume: 75 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
57
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
133Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Atance completed
Atance completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Empresas de Electricidade Vale Paranapanema

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Itabapoana

Reservoir capacity: 17 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/98

Start of RCC: 04/98

End of RCC: 09/99

End of Project: -/00

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 212 metres

Volume of RCC: 45 m3x103

Total volume: 75 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
45
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
55Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Rosal completed
Rosal completed

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Country: Peru

Owner: Cementos Lima S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Canete

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/07

Start of RCC: 01/07

End of RCC: 04/09

End of Project: 10/09

Specifications

Height: 34 metres

Length: 60 metres

Volume of RCC: 75 m3x103

Total volume: 75 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.375RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
90Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Capillucas completed
Capillucas completed

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: Brazil

Owner: Energisa Geracao Rio Grande S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Rio Grande

Reservoir capacity: 44 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 40 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 51 m3x103

Total volume: 75 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
  
  
Säo Sebastião do Alto completed
Säo Sebastião do Alto completed

 

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