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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)
CopperfieldAustraliaKidston Gold Mines Ltd.WCopperfield2012/8305/8409/8409/8440340140156V(3)V
0.90
(3)
(17)
0.80(1)3003008030(F)
PirikaJapanHokkaido Development BureauF H IShirobeshit-oshibetsu1810/82- /88- /8910/9140755163360V
0.80
(1)
(1)
0.80(1)0.80(1)2507508436(F)
C.E. SiegristUSACity of Lebanon AuthorityWMill409/9104/9207/92- /93402136970V(6)0.80(17)0.80(1)3003005934(F)
Lac RobertsonCanadaHydro-QuebecHHa! Ha!58710/9206/9408/9403/95401242835V(1)0.75(1)*separate 3003008585(F)
ShimantanChinaDepartment of Water Resources, Henan ProvinceF I WGunhe 12007/9304/9412/9507/9640650272351V(3')0.75(3)*0.75(1)30030098
51
98
107
(F)
DagangouChinaGeermu9780- /96- /98- /00- /0140              
Engenheiro Henrique KotzianBrazilBME EnergiaHIvaí9- /06- /07- /0804/09402265876           
CaçuBrazilGerdau SAHClaro - /07- /08- /09- /1040              
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: Australia

Owner: Kidston Gold Mines Ltd.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Copperfield

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/83

Start of RCC: 12/83

End of RCC: 09/84

End of Project: 09/84

Specifications

Height: 40 metres

Length: 340 metres

Volume of RCC: 140 m3x103

Total volume: 156 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
0.90Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
30Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Copperfield completed
Copperfield completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: Hokkaido Development Bureau

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Shirobeshit-oshibetsu

Reservoir capacity: 18 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/82

Start of RCC: 10/82

End of RCC: -/89

End of Project: 10/91

Specifications

Height: 40 metres

Length: 755 metres

Volume of RCC: 163 m3x103

Total volume: 360 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250750

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
84
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
36Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Pirika completed
Pirika completed

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Country: USA

Owner: City of Lebanon Authority

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Mill

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/91

Start of RCC: 09/91

End of RCC: 07/92

End of Project: -/93

Specifications

Height: 40 metres

Length: 213 metres

Volume of RCC: 69 m3x103

Total volume: 70 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
59
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
34Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
C.E. Siegrist completed
C.E. Siegrist completed

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Country: Canada

Owner: Hydro-Quebec

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Ha! Ha!

Reservoir capacity: 587 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/92

Start of RCC: 10/92

End of RCC: 08/94

End of Project: 03/95

Specifications

Height: 40 metres

Length: 124 metres

Volume of RCC: 28 m3x103

Total volume: 35 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
85Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Lac Robertson completed
Lac Robertson completed

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Country: China

Owner: Department of Water Resources, Henan Province

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Gunhe

Reservoir capacity: 120 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/93

Start of RCC: 07/93

End of RCC: 12/95

End of Project: 07/96

Specifications

Height: 40 metres

Length: 650 metres

Volume of RCC: 272 m3x103

Total volume: 351 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
98
51
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
98Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
107 
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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Geermu

Reservoir capacity: 9780 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/96

Start of RCC: -/96

End of RCC: -/00

End of Project: -/01

Specifications

Height: 40 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
  
  
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Country: Brazil

Owner: BME Energia

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Ivaí

Reservoir capacity: 9 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: 04/09

Specifications

Height: 40 metres

Length: 226 metres

Volume of RCC: 58 m3x103

Total volume: 76 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
  
  
Engenheiro Henrique Kotzian completed
Engenheiro Henrique Kotzian completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Gerdau SA

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Claro

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 40 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
  
  
Caçu completed
Caçu completed

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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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