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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.

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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
Zintel CanyonUSACity of Kennewick, WashingtonFZintel303/9207/9210/9212/92391585455V(7)0.85(17)0.85(17)300300740(-) -
Poço do MagroBrazilCompanhia de Desenvolvimento dod Vales do Sao Francisco do Parnaiba 37- /03- /04- /05- /06295405464        6416(N)
Mangla Emergency Spillway Control WeirPakistanWater and Power Development Authority (WAPDA)H IJhelum650008/0412/0711/0801/09173705479V
0.30
(3')
(3')*
V
0.70
(3')
(3')*
0.70(3')*30030060120(S)
DevecikonagiTurkeyMCK Elektrik Uretim A.S.H IEmet605/1003/1109/1201/1329313541500.10(2)0.75(3)0.80(12)3003008040(F)

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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: City of Kennewick, Washington

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Zintel

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/92

Start of RCC: 03/92

End of RCC: 10/92

End of Project: 12/92

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 158 metres

Volume of RCC: 54 m3x103

Total volume: 55 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.85Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85Unformed face of RCC

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
74
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Zintel Canyon completed
Zintel Canyon completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Companhia de Desenvolvimento dod Vales do Sao Francisco do Parnaiba

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 37 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/03

Start of RCC: -/03

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: -/06

Specifications

Height: 29 metres

Length: 540 metres

Volume of RCC: 54 m3x103

Total volume: 64 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Pakistan

Owner: Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Jhelum

Reservoir capacity: 6500 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/04

Start of RCC: 08/04

End of RCC: 11/08

End of Project: 01/09

Specifications

Height: 17 metres

Length: 370 metres

Volume of RCC: 54 m3x103

Total volume: 79 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
0.30RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
0.70RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Mangla Emergency Spillway Control Weir completed
Mangla Emergency Spillway Control Weir completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: MCK Elektrik Uretim A.S.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Emet

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/10

Start of RCC: 05/10

End of RCC: 09/12

End of Project: 01/13

Specifications

Height: 29 metres

Length: 313 metres

Volume of RCC: 54 m3x103

Total volume: 150 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
40Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Devecikonagi completed
Devecikonagi completed

 

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