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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)
ManoJapanFukushima PrefectureF H WMano3612/8304/8501/8803/9069239104219V(1)0.80(1)0.80(1)1805009624(F)
TongkouChinaBeichuan Bashu Tongkou River Development CorporationHTongkouhe3610/98- /02- /04- /0472198300352V(1)1.10(1)ogee(1)300300  (F)
ToppuJapanHokkaido PrefectureF I WToppu3607/0206/0510/0803/1478309440530V
0.80
(1)
(1)
0.80(1)0.80(1)25010008436(F)
PirrisCosta RicaICE (Instituto Costarricence de Electricidad)HPirris3612/0604/0905/1007/111132656957550.33(3')*0.50(3')*0.50(12)300300100
80
100
80
(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: Japan

Owner: Fukushima Prefecture

Type: Gravity

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

River: Mano

Reservoir capacity: 36 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/83

Start of RCC: 12/83

End of RCC: 01/88

End of Project: 03/90

Specifications

Height: 69 metres

Length: 239 metres

Volume of RCC: 104 m3x103

Total volume: 219 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
180500

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
96
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
24Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Mano completed
Mano completed

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Country: China

Owner: Beichuan Bashu Tongkou River Development Corporation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tongkouhe

Reservoir capacity: 36 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/98

Start of RCC: 10/98

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: -/04

Specifications

Height: 72 metres

Length: 198 metres

Volume of RCC: 300 m3x103

Total volume: 352 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
1.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeTraditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Japan

Owner: Hokkaido Prefecture

Type: Gravity

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

River: Toppu

Reservoir capacity: 36 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/02

Start of RCC: 07/02

End of RCC: 10/08

End of Project: 03/14

Specifications

Height: 78 metres

Length: 309 metres

Volume of RCC: 440 m3x103

Total volume: 530 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
2501000

Cementitious material

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

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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: 05/10

End of Project: 07/11

Specifications

Height: 113 metres

Length: 265 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)
100
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
80 
Pirris completed
Pirris completed

 

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