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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)
Shapai
[A]
ChinaSichuan Minjiang Hydropower Co. Ltd.HCaopohe1806/9703/0005/0204/03132230380392V
0.10
(3')0.21(3)crest
0.21
(1)300300108
89
72
89
(F)
Lizhou
[A]
ChinaChina Huadian CorporationH WMuli190- /09- /11- /13- /14132211             
LaúcaAngolaMinistry of Energy and Water/GAMEKHKwanza548207/1209/1403/1706/18132107526462766V
0.10
(1)0.85(1)0.85(12)300300900(-) -
El ZapotilloMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)WVerde910- /0911/11- /21- /2213227111001200V(3')0.83(3)*0.83(3)*30030060 to  8050 to  70(S)

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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: Sichuan Minjiang Hydropower Co. Ltd.

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Caopohe

Reservoir capacity: 18 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/97

Start of RCC: 06/97

End of RCC: 05/02

End of Project: 04/03

Specifications

Height: 132 metres

Length: 230 metres

Volume of RCC: 380 m3x103

Total volume: 392 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
0.10 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.21RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
crestTraditional concrete against formwork
0.21 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
108
89
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
72Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
89 
Shapai completed
Shapai completed

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Country: China

Owner: China Huadian Corporation

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Water Supply

River: Muli

Reservoir capacity: 190 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/13

End of Project: -/14

Specifications

Height: 132 metres

Length: 211 metres

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
  
  
Lizhou completed
Lizhou completed

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Country: Angola

Owner: Ministry of Energy and Water/GAMEK

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Kwanza

Reservoir capacity: 5482 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/12

Start of RCC: 07/12

End of RCC: 03/17

End of Project: 06/18

Specifications

Height: 132 metres

Length: 1075 metres

Volume of RCC: 2646 m3x103

Total volume: 2766 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.10 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.85Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Laúca completed
Laúca completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Verde

Reservoir capacity: 910 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/21

End of Project: -/22

Specifications

Height: 132 metres

Length: 271 metres

Volume of RCC: 1100 m3x103

Total volume: 1200 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.83RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.83RCC against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60  to
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50  toGround-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
El Zapotillo under construction
El Zapotillo under construction

 

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