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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)
BuchtarmaKazakhstanMinistry of EnergyF HIrtysh3105/5509/5710/6112/6390450587988V(10)0.80(3)0.80(3)300120013580(F)
Muskrat Falls North DamCanadaNALCORHChurchill 08/1507/1709/1807/1939450208243V(1)0.80(1)0.80(1)3003000 &
1500
80140(F)
GölecikTurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksI WGölecik36- /16- /18- /23- /2492450 890V(3')0.80(3')*0.80(12)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.

Full Dam Information

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Country: Kazakhstan

Owner: Ministry of Energy

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower

River: Irtysh

Reservoir capacity: 31 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/55

Start of RCC: 05/55

End of RCC: 10/61

End of Project: 12/63

Specifications

Height: 90 metres

Length: 450 metres

Volume of RCC: 587 m3x103

Total volume: 988 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete blocks
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
135
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
80Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Buchtarma on Google Earth
Buchtarma on Google Earth

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Country: Canada

Owner: NALCOR

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Churchill

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/15

Start of RCC: 08/15

End of RCC: 09/18

End of Project: 07/19

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 450 metres

Volume of RCC: 208 m3x103

Total volume: 243 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000  &
 1500

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
140Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Muskrat Falls North Dam completed
Muskrat Falls North Dam completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: DSI - State Hydraulic Works

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Gölecik

Reservoir capacity: 36 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/16

Start of RCC: -/16

End of RCC: -/23

End of Project: -/24

Specifications

Height: 92 metres

Length: 450 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 890 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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
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