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Table 1: Analysis of some of the world's highest CFRDs

Dam H(m) Rockfill Cu. Formula MPa Behaviour A/H² Remarks
Cethana 110 Well-graded 25 T=0.40+0.002H 140 Excellent 2.48 Narrow Valley
A. Anchicaya 140 Well-graded 16 T=0.30+0.003H 135 Good 1.14 Filtrations
Foz do Areia 160 Uniform 6 T=0.30+0.0036H 40 Good 5.47 Very wide valley
Aguamilpa 187 Well-graded >100 T=0.30+0.003H 250 Good 3.92 Crack and filtrations
C. Novos 202 Uniform 6 T=0.30+0.002H 55 Good 2.57 Joint breakage
T=0.005H
TSQ-1 178 Well-graded 17 T=0.30+0.0035H 45 Good 5.46 Joint breakage
Mohale 145 Uniform 14 T=0.30+0.003H 32 Good 3.85 Fractured Joint – Filtration
Messochora 150 Uniform <15 T=0.30+0.003H 44 2.22 Corrective measures
Sanbanxi 186 Well-graded >15 T=0.30+0.0035H 80 2.73 Filling process
Shuibuya 233 T=0.30+0.003H 80 2.21 Filling process
El Cajón 188 Well-graded 33 T=0.30+0.003H 140 Excellent 2.97 Commercially operational
Kárahnjúkar 196 Uniform T=0.30+0.002H 80 Good 2.45 Filling process
Bakún 205 Well-graded 40 T=0.30+0.003H 90 3.02 Under construction