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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)
ShimajigawaJapanMinistry of ConstructionF I WShimaji2109/7610/7804/8003/8189240165317V
0.30
(1)
(1)
0.80(1)0.80(1)150 -
200
500
700
8436(F)
Várzea GrandeBrazilSUPLAN/PBWPicuí2110/9310/9410/94- /95311352728 (1) (3)*  3003005614(N)
Songyue (1st Stage)ChinaHelong Electricity CorporationF H I R WHailanhe2109/9701/9804/9909/99312714477V(1)0.73(10)conduit 300200080100(F)
SarratTunisiaW 21- /08- /10- /1211/1335  335           
Barra de Rio ChapéuBrazilEletrosul Centrais Elétricas S/AH WBraço do Norte21- /12- /12- /13- /1321              

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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: Japan

Owner: Ministry of Construction

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Shimaji

Reservoir capacity: 21 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/76

Start of RCC: 09/76

End of RCC: 04/80

End of Project: 03/81

Specifications

Height: 89 metres

Length: 240 metres

Volume of RCC: 165 m3x103

Total volume: 317 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.30Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
150  -500
200700

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
84
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
36Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Shimajigawa completed
Shimajigawa completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: SUPLAN/PB

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Picuí

Reservoir capacity: 21 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/93

Start of RCC: 10/93

End of RCC: 10/94

End of Project: -/95

Specifications

Height: 31 metres

Length: 135 metres

Volume of RCC: 27 m3x103

Total volume: 28 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
56
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
14Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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Country: China

Owner: Helong Electricity Corporation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Irrigation / Recreation / Water Supply

River: Hailanhe

Reservoir capacity: 21 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/97

Start of RCC: 09/97

End of RCC: 04/99

End of Project: 09/99

Specifications

Height: 31 metres

Length: 271 metres

Volume of RCC: 44 m3x103

Total volume: 77 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.73RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
conduit 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3002000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: Tunisia

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 21 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: 11/13

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 335 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Sarrat completed
Sarrat completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Eletrosul Centrais Elétricas S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Water Supply

River: Braço do Norte

Reservoir capacity: 21 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/12

Start of RCC: -/12

End of RCC: -/13

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 21 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
  
  
Barra de Rio Chapéu under construction
Barra de Rio Chapéu under construction

 

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