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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)
PirrisCosta RicaICE (Instituto Costarricence de Electricidad)HPirris3612/0603/0906/1007/111132586957550.33(3')*0.50(3')*0.50(12)30030088132(N)
EncisoSpainConfederación Hidrográfica del Ebro, Ministerio de Agricultura Alimentación y Medio AmbienteI WCidacos47- /0808/1407/1709/18103376695765V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*30030060140(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: Costa Rica

Owner: ICE (Instituto Costarricence de Electricidad)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Pirris

Reservoir capacity: 36 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/06

Start of RCC: 12/06

End of RCC: 06/10

End of Project: 07/11

Specifications

Height: 113 metres

Length: 258 metres

Volume of RCC: 695 m3x103

Total volume: 755 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.33RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.50Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
88
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
132Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Pirris completed
Pirris completed

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Country: Spain

Owner: Confederación Hidrográfica del Ebro, Ministerio de Agricultura Alimentación y Medio Ambiente

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Cidacos

Reservoir capacity: 47 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: 07/17

End of Project: 09/18

Specifications

Height: 103 metres

Length: 376 metres

Volume of RCC: 695 m3x103

Total volume: 765 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
140Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Enciso completed
Enciso completed

 

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