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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)
CenzaSpainIberdrola, S.A.HCenza4301/9203/9308/9312/9349609200225V(3)0.122
0.75
(3)*
(3)*
0.75(3)*30030070130(F)
FundãoBrazilELEJOR - Centrais Elétricas do Rio JordãoHJordao34- /04- /05- /06- /0743445200220      3003006416(N)
Castro AlvesBrazilCERAM (Companhia Energética Rio das Antas)HDas Antas127- /05- /06- /07- /0848 200         6015(N)
VacaBelizeBelize Electric Company Ltd (BECOL) and A. Fortis Company, CanadaHMarcal1202/0702/0810/0912/11702452002200.20(1)0.75(3')*0.75(12)30036009431(F)
Batu HamparMalaysiaJabatan Bekalan Air Negeri SembilanWBatu Hampar311/0710/0904/1005/1075236200203 (3') (10) (10)30030065120(F)
BoqaataLebanonMinistry of Energy and WaterW 607/1204/1512/16- /1772222200255V
0.80
(12)0.80(3')*0.80(3')*300300900(-) -

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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: Spain

Owner: Iberdrola, S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Cenza

Reservoir capacity: 43 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/92

Start of RCC: 01/92

End of RCC: 08/93

End of Project: 12/93

Specifications

Height: 49 metres

Length: 609 metres

Volume of RCC: 200 m3x103

Total volume: 225 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.122RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
130Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Cenza completed
Cenza 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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Country: Brazil

Owner: CERAM (Companhia Energética Rio das Antas)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Das Antas

Reservoir capacity: 127 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/05

Start of RCC: -/05

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 200 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
15Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Castro Alves completed
Castro Alves completed

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Country: Belize

Owner: Belize Electric Company Ltd (BECOL) and A. Fortis Company, Canada

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Marcal

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/07

Start of RCC: 02/07

End of RCC: 10/09

End of Project: 12/11

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 245 metres

Volume of RCC: 200 m3x103

Total volume: 220 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003600

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
94
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
31Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Vaca completed
Vaca completed

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Country: Malaysia

Owner: Jabatan Bekalan Air Negeri Sembilan

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Batu Hampar

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/07

Start of RCC: 11/07

End of RCC: 04/10

End of Project: 05/10

Specifications

Height: 75 metres

Length: 236 metres

Volume of RCC: 200 m3x103

Total volume: 203 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
 RCC against precast concrete blocks

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: Lebanon

Owner: Ministry of Energy and Water

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/12

Start of RCC: 07/12

End of RCC: 12/16

End of Project: -/17

Specifications

Height: 72 metres

Length: 222 metres

Volume of RCC: 200 m3x103

Total volume: 255 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Boqaata completed
Boqaata completed

 

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