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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)
Lac RobertsonCanadaHydro-QuebecHHa! Ha!58710/9206/9408/9403/95401242835V(1)0.75(1)*separate 3003008585(F)
Grand Falls spillwayCanadaAbitibi-Price Inc.HExploits 08/9609/9609/9612/9615180711V(1)0.67(1)*0.67(1)*20020013075(F)
Muskrat Falls North DamCanadaNALCORHChurchill 08/1507/1708/18- /1834460220235V     300   (F)
Site CCanadaBC HydroHPeace - /1607/1710/19- /20718001740 V 0.80 0.80 30030060
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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: 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

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: Canada

Owner: Abitibi-Price Inc.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Exploits

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/96

Start of RCC: 08/96

End of RCC: 09/96

End of Project: 12/96

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: 180 metres

Volume of RCC: 7 m3x103

Total volume: 11 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.67Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.67Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
200200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
130
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
75Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Grand Falls spillway completed
Grand Falls spillway completed

Full Dam Information

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Country: Canada

Owner: NALCOR

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Churchill

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/15

Start of RCC: 08/15

End of RCC: 08/18

End of Project: -/18

Specifications

Height: 34 metres

Length: 460 metres

Volume of RCC: 220 m3x103

Total volume: 235 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300 

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
 Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: Canada

Owner: BC Hydro

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Peace

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/16

Start of RCC: -/16

End of RCC: 10/19

End of Project: -/20

Specifications

Height: 71 metres

Length: 800 metres

Volume of RCC: 1740 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
90Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
120 
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