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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)
Burton GorgeAustraliaNorth Goonyella Coal PropertiesWIsaac2007/9209/9211/9212/92262856468V
1.00
(8)
(17)
0.80
1.00
(3)*
(17)
0.80(13)*300300850(-) -
BuckhornUSATown of WilsonWContentea Creek 03/98- /9804/9906/09167816469V(6)    300300890(-) -
R'milTunisiaMinistry of AgricultureIR’mil4408/9910/0005/0111/011826064160V(15)0.90(16)0.90(12)*3003001000(-) -
Ingazeira - formerly San AntonioBrazilDNOCS (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra a Seca)WPajeú49- /08- /09- /10- /11265666492           
RizzaneseFranceElectricité de FranceH IRizzanese1- /0904/1102/12- /12411406472V
1.00
(6)
(10)
V
0.80
 0.80 300300800(-) -

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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: Australia

Owner: North Goonyella Coal Properties

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Isaac

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/92

Start of RCC: 07/92

End of RCC: 11/92

End of Project: 12/92

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 285 metres

Volume of RCC: 64 m3x103

Total volume: 68 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
1.00Unformed face of RCC
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
1.00Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Burton Gorge completed
Burton Gorge completed

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Country: USA

Owner: Town of Wilson

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Contentea Creek

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/98

Start of RCC: 03/98

End of RCC: 04/99

End of Project: 06/09

Specifications

Height: 16 metres

Length: 781 metres

Volume of RCC: 64 m3x103

Total volume: 69 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
89
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Buckhorn completed
Buckhorn completed

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Country: Tunisia

Owner: Ministry of Agriculture

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: R’mil

Reservoir capacity: 44 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/99

Start of RCC: 08/99

End of RCC: 05/01

End of Project: 11/01

Specifications

Height: 18 metres

Length: 260 metres

Volume of RCC: 64 m3x103

Total volume: 160 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC supported by fill shoulders
Downstream
SlopeType
0.90Mechanically compacted unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.90Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
R'mil completed
R'mil completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: DNOCS (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra a Seca)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Pajeú

Reservoir capacity: 49 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 566 metres

Volume of RCC: 64 m3x103

Total volume: 92 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
  
  
Ingazeira - formerly San Antonio on Google Earth
Ingazeira - formerly San Antonio on Google Earth

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Country: France

Owner: Electricité de France

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Rizzanese

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: 02/12

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 41 metres

Length: 140 metres

Volume of RCC: 64 m3x103

Total volume: 72 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
1.00RCC against precast concrete blocks
Downstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
0.80 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Rizzanese completed
Rizzanese completed

 

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