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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)
Guangzhou PSS- Lower damChinaChina Southern Power GridHLiuxihe2812/9010/9112/9210/93431533257V(1)0.70(3)*ogee
0.78
(1)
(1)
30030062108(F)
CadiangullongAustraliaCadia Holdings Pty. Lty.WCadiangullong Creek411/9605/9712/9703/9843356114123V(3')0.75(1)*
(3')*
0.75(1)*3003009090(F)
LajeadoBrazilInvestco (Tractebel)HTocantins498207/9806/0112/0112/024321002101120      3003003040(S)
PedrógãoPortugalEDIA (Empresa de Desenvolvimento e Infra-Estruturas do Alqueva)F H IGuadiana10608/0202/0408/04- /0543448172392V(3')0.80(3')*0.80(12)*30030055165(F)
FundãoBrazilELEJOR - Centrais Elétricas do Rio JordãoHJordao34- /04- /05- /06- /0743445200220      3003006416(N)

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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: China

Owner: China Southern Power Grid

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Liuxihe

Reservoir capacity: 28 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/90

Start of RCC: 12/90

End of RCC: 12/92

End of Project: 10/93

Specifications

Height: 43 metres

Length: 153 metres

Volume of RCC: 32 m3x103

Total volume: 57 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeTraditional concrete against formwork
0.78Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
62
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
108Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Guangzhou PSS- Lower dam on Google Earth
Guangzhou PSS- Lower dam on Google Earth

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Country: Australia

Owner: Cadia Holdings Pty. Lty.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Cadiangullong Creek

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/96

Start of RCC: 11/96

End of RCC: 12/97

End of Project: 03/98

Specifications

Height: 43 metres

Length: 356 metres

Volume of RCC: 114 m3x103

Total volume: 123 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Investco (Tractebel)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tocantins

Reservoir capacity: 4982 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/98

Start of RCC: 07/98

End of RCC: 12/01

End of Project: 12/02

Specifications

Height: 43 metres

Length: 2100 metres

Volume of RCC: 210 m3x103

Total volume: 1120 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
30
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
40Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
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Country: Portugal

Owner: EDIA (Empresa de Desenvolvimento e Infra-Estruturas do Alqueva)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Guadiana

Reservoir capacity: 106 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/02

Start of RCC: 08/02

End of RCC: 08/04

End of Project: -/05

Specifications

Height: 43 metres

Length: 448 metres

Volume of RCC: 172 m3x103

Total volume: 392 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
55
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
165Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Pedrógão completed
Pedrógão completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: ELEJOR - Centrais Elétricas do Rio Jordão

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Jordao

Reservoir capacity: 34 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/04

Start of RCC: -/04

End of RCC: -/06

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 43 metres

Length: 445 metres

Volume of RCC: 200 m3x103

Total volume: 220 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Fundão completed
Fundão completed

 

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