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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)
Carroll E. Ecton - formerly WinchesterUSAWinchester Municipal UtilityWUpper Howard Creek206/8408/8411/8401/85233632427V(6)V
1.00
(5)
(17)
1.00(1)3003001040(-) -
HervásSpainJunta de ExtremaduraWHervás101/8903/9009/9010/903321024430.15(1)0.70(1)*
(5)*
0.70(1)30030080155(F)
Belén-CagüelaSpainJunta de AndaluciaFBelén103/9106/9110/9110/913116024290.05(3)0.75(3)*0.75(3)*30030073109(F)
Genesee #2USAGenesee Water and Sanitation DistrictWBear Creek106/0611/0611/0610/072916824 V     300300   
Santa LauraBrazilSanta Laura S/AHChapecozinho19- /06- /06- /08- /0827 2442           
Las TruchasMexicoDesarrollos Mineros San Luis, S.A. de C.V.HLa Lobor o Las Truchas - /07- /08- /08- /093523024       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.

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Country: USA

Owner: Winchester Municipal Utility

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Upper Howard Creek

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/84

Start of RCC: 06/84

End of RCC: 11/84

End of Project: 01/85

Specifications

Height: 23 metres

Length: 363 metres

Volume of RCC: 24 m3x103

Total volume: 27 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
1.00Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
1.00Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
104
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Carroll E. Ecton - formerly Winchester completed
Carroll E. Ecton - formerly Winchester completed

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Country: Spain

Owner: Junta de Extremadura

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Hervás

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/89

Start of RCC: 01/89

End of RCC: 09/90

End of Project: 10/90

Specifications

Height: 33 metres

Length: 210 metres

Volume of RCC: 24 m3x103

Total volume: 43 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.15Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
 Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
155Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Hervás completed
Hervás completed

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Country: Spain

Owner: Junta de Andalucia

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Belén

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/91

Start of RCC: 03/91

End of RCC: 10/91

End of Project: 10/91

Specifications

Height: 31 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 24 m3x103

Total volume: 29 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.05RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
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)
73
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
109Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Belén-Cagüela completed
Belén-Cagüela completed

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Country: USA

Owner: Genesee Water and Sanitation District

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Bear Creek

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/06

Start of RCC: 06/06

End of RCC: 11/06

End of Project: 10/07

Specifications

Height: 29 metres

Length: 168 metres

Volume of RCC: 24 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Genesee #2 completed
Genesee #2 completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Santa Laura S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Chapecozinho

Reservoir capacity: 19 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 27 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 24 m3x103

Total volume: 42 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Santa Laura completed
Santa Laura completed

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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

 

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