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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)
Peñas BlancasCosta RicaICE (Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad)HPeñas Blancas204/0007/0101/0207/0248211120170V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(12)3003009035(N)
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USAAmerican Municipal Partners (AMP)HOhio 12/1103/1410/1407/1733153120 0.80(10)0.80(10)separate 23023011864 
Patuca 3HondurasEmpresa Nacional de Energía Eléctrica(ENEE)HPatuca208- /12- /1602/17- /18571601201600.20(1)0.75(1)0.75(12)30030008181(N)

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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: Costa Rica

Owner: ICE (Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Peñas Blancas

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/00

Start of RCC: 04/00

End of RCC: 01/02

End of Project: 07/02

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 211 metres

Volume of RCC: 120 m3x103

Total volume: 170 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
35Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Peñas Blancas completed
Peñas Blancas completed

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Country: USA

Owner: American Municipal Partners (AMP)

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Ohio

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/11

Start of RCC: 12/11

End of RCC: 10/14

End of Project: 07/17

Specifications

Height: 33 metres

Length: 153 metres

Volume of RCC: 120 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
230230

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
118
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
64 
  
Smithland completed
Smithland completed

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Country: Honduras

Owner: Empresa Nacional de Energía Eléctrica(ENEE)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Patuca

Reservoir capacity: 208 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/12

Start of RCC: -/12

End of RCC: 02/17

End of Project: -/18

Specifications

Height: 57 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 120 m3x103

Total volume: 160 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
81
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
81Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Patuca 3 completed
Patuca 3 completed

 

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