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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)
Saco de Nova OlindaBrazilSRH (Secretaria de Recursos Hidricos)F I WGravata9707/8507/8610/8606/8756230132143V(1)0.80(3)*separate 4004005515(N)
Las TruchasMexicoDesarrollos Mineros San Luis, S.A. de C.V.HLa Lobor o Las Truchas - /07- /08- /08- /093523024       300300   
Hayghar (Dehroud)
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IranFars Regional Water CompanyF H IFirooz Abadi226- /09- /12- /16- /18912302602850.90(3')1.20(3')*1.20(12)300300   
Los PilaresMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)F I WMayo47802/14- /15- /17- /1865230        300300   

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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: Brazil

Owner: SRH (Secretaria de Recursos Hidricos)

Type: Gravity

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

River: Gravata

Reservoir capacity: 97 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/85

Start of RCC: 07/85

End of RCC: 10/86

End of Project: 06/87

Specifications

Height: 56 metres

Length: 230 metres

Volume of RCC: 132 m3x103

Total volume: 143 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
400400

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
55
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Saco de Nova Olinda on Google Earth
Saco de Nova Olinda on Google Earth

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Country: Mexico

Owner: Desarrollos Mineros San Luis, S.A. de C.V.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: La Lobor o Las Truchas

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/09

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 230 metres

Volume of RCC: 24 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Las Truchas completed
Las Truchas completed

Full Dam Information

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Country: Iran

Owner: Fars Regional Water Company

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Firooz Abadi

Reservoir capacity: 226 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/16

End of Project: -/18

Specifications

Height: 91 metres

Length: 230 metres

Volume of RCC: 260 m3x103

Total volume: 285 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.90RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
1.20RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
1.20Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Hayghar (Dehroud) on Google Earth
Hayghar (Dehroud) on Google Earth

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

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

River: Mayo

Reservoir capacity: 478 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/14

Start of RCC: 02/14

End of RCC: -/17

End of Project: -/18

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 230 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Los Pilares under construction
Los Pilares under construction

 

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