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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)
Middle ForkUSAExxon Company, Houston, TexasF WMiddle Fork 105/8407/8409/8411/84381254243V(1)0.80(1)*conduit 300300660(-) -
AmataMexicoCFE (Comisión Federal de Electricidad)ISan Lorenzo1411/0311/0404/0506/05302184260V
1.00
(8)1.00(3)*1.00(12)3003001200(-) -
Plano AltoBrazilSPE Plano Alto Energia S/AH 1- /06- /07- /07- /08371724278        7219(N)
Água LimpaBrazilÁgua Limpa Energia S/AHPalmeiras10- /11- /11- /12- /127967442            

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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: Exxon Company, Houston, Texas

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: Middle Fork

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/84

Start of RCC: 05/84

End of RCC: 09/84

End of Project: 11/84

Specifications

Height: 38 metres

Length: 125 metres

Volume of RCC: 42 m3x103

Total volume: 43 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
66
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Middle Fork completed
Middle Fork completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CFE (Comisión Federal de Electricidad)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: San Lorenzo

Reservoir capacity: 14 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/03

Start of RCC: 11/03

End of RCC: 04/05

End of Project: 06/05

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 218 metres

Volume of RCC: 42 m3x103

Total volume: 60 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
1.00 
Downstream
SlopeType
1.00RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
1.00Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
120
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Amata completed
Amata completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: SPE Plano Alto Energia S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 172 metres

Volume of RCC: 42 m3x103

Total volume: 78 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
19Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Plano Alto on Google Earth
Plano Alto on Google Earth

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Água Limpa Energia S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Palmeiras

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/11

Start of RCC: -/11

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 79 metres

Length: 674 metres

Volume of RCC: 42 m3x103

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
  
  
Água Limpa completed
Água Limpa completed

 

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