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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)
Yangxishui Nº1ChinaCorporation of Energy Development, Ruyuan County, Guangdong ProvinceH IYangxishui10012/0010/0111/0206/0382244241340V(1)V
0.75
(1)
(1)*
0.70(12)300300  (F)
HengxiChinaYangxi100- /99- /00- /02- /0382              
Rompepicos en Corral des PalmasMexicoSecretaria de Desarrollo Urbano Y Obras Publicas, Gobierno Del Estado de Nuevo LeonFSanta Catarina100- /0203/03- /03- /04109250380400V(8)V
0.85
(5)
(17)
0.85(12)3003006535(F)
Wadi DayqahOmanMinistry of Regional Municipalities and Water ResourcesWWadi Dayqah10008/0601/0804/0911/0975410590650V(3')0.75(3')*0.75(3')*3001200126
112
54
48
(M)
Francisco J. Múgica - formerly Nueva ItaliaMexicoGobierno del Estado de MichoacánIEl Marqués10003/08- /09- /10- /1190375367451V
0.30
 1.00 1.00 300300650(-) -
Los PanalesMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)WTecolotán10001/11- /12- /13- /13784404965610.20
V
(5)0.80(3)0.80(3)3003001100(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: China

Owner: Corporation of Energy Development, Ruyuan County, Guangdong Province

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Yangxishui

Reservoir capacity: 100 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/00

Start of RCC: 12/00

End of RCC: 11/02

End of Project: 06/03

Specifications

Height: 82 metres

Length: 244 metres

Volume of RCC: 241 m3x103

Total volume: 340 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
 Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Yangxi

Reservoir capacity: 100 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/99

Start of RCC: -/99

End of RCC: -/02

End of Project: -/03

Specifications

Height: 82 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
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Country: Mexico

Owner: Secretaria de Desarrollo Urbano Y Obras Publicas, Gobierno Del Estado de Nuevo Leon

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Santa Catarina

Reservoir capacity: 100 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/02

Start of RCC: -/02

End of RCC: -/03

End of Project: -/04

Specifications

Height: 109 metres

Length: 250 metres

Volume of RCC: 380 m3x103

Total volume: 400 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
0.85Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
35Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Rompepicos en Corral des Palmas completed
Rompepicos en Corral des Palmas completed

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Country: Oman

Owner: Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Wadi Dayqah

Reservoir capacity: 100 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/06

Start of RCC: 08/06

End of RCC: 04/09

End of Project: 11/09

Specifications

Height: 75 metres

Length: 410 metres

Volume of RCC: 590 m3x103

Total volume: 650 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
126
112
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
54Milled sand
48 
Wadi Dayqah completed
Wadi Dayqah completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: Gobierno del Estado de Michoacán

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: El Marqués

Reservoir capacity: 100 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/08

Start of RCC: 03/08

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 90 metres

Length: 375 metres

Volume of RCC: 367 m3x103

Total volume: 451 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
0.30 
Downstream
SlopeType
1.00 
Spillway
SlopeType
1.00 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Francisco J. Múgica - formerly Nueva Italia completed
Francisco J. Múgica - formerly Nueva Italia completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Tecolotán

Reservoir capacity: 100 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/11

Start of RCC: 01/11

End of RCC: -/13

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 78 metres

Length: 440 metres

Volume of RCC: 496 m3x103

Total volume: 561 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
110
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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