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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)
Upper StillwaterUSACentral Utah Water Conservancy DistrictI WRock Creek3712/8309/8508/8712/879181511251281V(14)0.32
0.60
(14)
(14)
0.32
0.60
(14)*
(14)*
30030079173(F)
Pedro Moura Junior - formerly Belo JardimBrazilDNOCS (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra a Seca)WIpojuca3705/9509/96- /97- /9856420113125 (1) (1)* (1)*3003006416(N)
Bab LoutaMoroccoDirection des Arrenagements HydrauliquesWBous Sbaa3701/9702/9802/9903/99541106377V(5)0.75(1)*0.75(13)30030065
80
15
20
(N)
Poço do MagroBrazilCompanhia de Desenvolvimento dod Vales do Sao Francisco do Parnaiba 37- /03- /04- /05- /06295405464        6416(N)
Teesta low dam (Stage IV)IndiaNHPC Ltd.HTeesta3705/0601/1305/1508/16451961671700.40(3')*0.80(3')*separate 30030085135(F)
Cerro del ÁguilaPeruIC PowerHMantaro3711/1208/1406/15- /16892702504500.10(1)0.75(1)*0.75(12)30060011523 

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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

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Country: USA

Owner: Central Utah Water Conservancy District

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Rock Creek

Reservoir capacity: 37 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/83

Start of RCC: 12/83

End of RCC: 08/87

End of Project: 12/87

Specifications

Height: 91 metres

Length: 815 metres

Volume of RCC: 1125 m3x103

Total volume: 1281 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalSlip-formed/extruded facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
0.32Slip-formed/extruded facing elements
0.60Slip-formed/extruded facing elements
Spillway
SlopeType
0.32Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]
0.60Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
79
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
173Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Upper Stillwater completed
Upper Stillwater completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: DNOCS (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra a Seca)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Ipojuca

Reservoir capacity: 37 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/95

Start of RCC: 05/95

End of RCC: -/97

End of Project: -/98

Specifications

Height: 56 metres

Length: 420 metres

Volume of RCC: 113 m3x103

Total volume: 125 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)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Pedro Moura Junior - formerly Belo Jardim completed
Pedro Moura Junior - formerly Belo Jardim completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Arrenagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Bous Sbaa

Reservoir capacity: 37 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/97

Start of RCC: 01/97

End of RCC: 02/99

End of Project: 03/99

Specifications

Height: 54 metres

Length: 110 metres

Volume of RCC: 63 m3x103

Total volume: 77 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
20 
Bab Louta completed
Bab Louta completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Companhia de Desenvolvimento dod Vales do Sao Francisco do Parnaiba

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 37 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/03

Start of RCC: -/03

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: -/06

Specifications

Height: 29 metres

Length: 540 metres

Volume of RCC: 54 m3x103

Total volume: 64 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Poço do Magro completed
Poço do Magro completed

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Country: India

Owner: NHPC Ltd.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Teesta

Reservoir capacity: 37 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/06

Start of RCC: 05/06

End of RCC: 05/15

End of Project: 08/16

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 196 metres

Volume of RCC: 167 m3x103

Total volume: 170 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.40RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
135Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Teesta low dam (Stage IV) completed
Teesta low dam (Stage IV) completed

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Country: Peru

Owner: IC Power

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Mantaro

Reservoir capacity: 37 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/12

Start of RCC: 11/12

End of RCC: 06/15

End of Project: -/16

Specifications

Height: 89 metres

Length: 270 metres

Volume of RCC: 250 m3x103

Total volume: 450 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300600

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
115
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
23 
  
Cerro del Águila completed
Cerro del Águila completed

 

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