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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)
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)
Artur Tavares de MeloBrazilUsina Olho de’ÁguaIItambé20- /03- /04- /05- /062730650       300300800(-) -
Santa LauraBrazilSanta Laura S/AHChapecozinho19- /06- /06- /08- /0827 2442           
El HandakMoroccoIEl Handak1- /05- /06- /08- /0927              
Bear CreekUSATennessee Valley AuthorityF WBear Creek4701/0810/0805/0906/09272926069V(1)0.80(1)*  3003007777(F)

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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: Brazil

Owner: Usina Olho de’Água

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Itambé

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/03

Start of RCC: -/03

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: -/06

Specifications

Height: 27 metres

Length: 306 metres

Volume of RCC: 50 m3x103

Total volume: -

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  -
  
Artur Tavares de Melo completed
Artur Tavares de Melo completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Santa Laura S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Chapecozinho

Reservoir capacity: 19 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 27 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 24 m3x103

Total volume: 42 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
  
  
Santa Laura completed
Santa Laura completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: El Handak

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/05

Start of RCC: -/05

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/09

Specifications

Height: 27 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
  
  
El Handak on Google Earth
El Handak on Google Earth

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Country: USA

Owner: Tennessee Valley Authority

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: Bear Creek

Reservoir capacity: 47 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/08

Start of RCC: 01/08

End of RCC: 05/09

End of Project: 06/09

Specifications

Height: 27 metres

Length: 292 metres

Volume of RCC: 60 m3x103

Total volume: 69 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
77
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
77Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Bear Creek completed
Bear Creek completed

 

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