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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)
Thornton Gap (Tollway)USAMWRDGC (Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago)F-102/1006/1109/1111/1135692525V(3') (3')* (3')*3003004879(F)
MoínhoBrazilMoinho S.A.HBernado Jose1- /09- /10- /11- /1122 925        6817(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: USA

Owner: MWRDGC (Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/10

Start of RCC: 02/10

End of RCC: 09/11

End of Project: 11/11

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 69 metres

Volume of RCC: 25 m3x103

Total volume: 25 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
48
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
79Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Thornton Gap (Tollway) completed
Thornton Gap (Tollway) completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Moinho S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Bernado Jose

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 22 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 9 m3x103

Total volume: 25 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
68
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
17Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Moínho under construction
Moínho under construction

 

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