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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.

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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
Ain al KoreimaMoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesIAkreuch106/8709/8702/8803/882612417200.20(5)*0.20
0.75
(5)
(17)
0.60(1)*35035070
140
30
60
(S)
RiouFranceElectricité de FranceH I RRiou101/9006/9007/9003/91263084146V(2)0.60(14)*0.60(14)*300300 120(R)
CaraibasBrazilCEMIG (Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais)F ICaraibas1004/9007/9009/9002/912616018220.10(1)0.80(3)*0.80(1)*3003005816(N)
KroombitAustraliaWater Resources Commission, QueenslandG IKroombit Creek1303/9206/9210/9212/922625084110V(1)0.70(1)0.70(1)30030082107(F)
Burton GorgeAustraliaNorth Goonyella Coal PropertiesWIsaac2007/9209/9211/9212/92262856468V
1.00
(8)
(17)
0.80
1.00
(3)*
(17)
0.80(13)*300300850(-) -
Pak MunThailandElectricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT)HMun 04/9112/9303/9406/94263234850V
V
(13)
(15)
V
0.80
(13)
(15)
separate 30030058124(F)
Do PrataBrazilDo Prata42- /9209/9312/94- /95264056175      300300800(-) -
Rio da PrataBrazilW  - /92- /93- /94- /95264056175        800(-) -
Passagem de TrairasBrazilSecretaria Estadual do Meio Ambiente e Recursos Hídricos do RNW 50- /93- /94- /95- /96264402728        6416(N)
North Fork Hughes RiverUSAUSDA Natural Reseources Conservation ServicwF R WNorth Fork Hughes River148007/9903/0107/01- /01262006565V(8)0.80(10)0.80(1)30030059
107
59
65
(F)
EstreitoBrazilCesteF I R WTocantins - /97- /00- /0111/02263001214      3003006416(N)
Big CherryUSATown of Big Stone GapWSouth Fork, Powell River204/0409/0401/0507/05261131112      3003008282(F)
Pine BrookUSAPine Brook Water DistrictW 101/0510/0504/06- /06261702730V(7) (17)separate 3003009559(F)
PipocaBrazilHidrelétrica Pipoca S/AHSanto Antonio8- /08- /09- /10- /1126              
Ingazeira - formerly San AntonioBrazilDNOCS (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra a Seca)WPajeú49- /08- /09- /10- /11265666492           
Dry Comal CreekUSAComal County, TexasFDry Comal Creek410/1103/1208/1212/12264576267V()0.80()*0.80()30030060100(C)
Boa SorteBrazilLumbrás Energética S.A.HTijucas18- /07- /07- /12- /1226              
RkizaMoroccoF I W 17- /13- /15- /16- /17265005560V(5)0.85(1)*0.85(1)*     

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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: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Akreuch

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/87

Start of RCC: 06/87

End of RCC: 02/88

End of Project: 03/88

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 124 metres

Volume of RCC: 17 m3x103

Total volume: 20 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
0.75Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
350350

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
140
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
30Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
60 
Ain al Koreima completed
Ain al Koreima completed

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Country: France

Owner: Electricité de France

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation / Recreation

River: Riou

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/90

Start of RCC: 01/90

End of RCC: 07/90

End of Project: 03/91

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 308 metres

Volume of RCC: 41 m3x103

Total volume: 46 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.60Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.60Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120ROLAC (mixture of flyash and slag with or without limestone fines)
  
Riou completed
Riou completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CEMIG (Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Irrigation

River: Caraibas

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/90

Start of RCC: 04/90

End of RCC: 09/90

End of Project: 02/91

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 18 m3x103

Total volume: 22 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
58
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Caraibas on Google Earth
Caraibas on Google Earth

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Country: Australia

Owner: Water Resources Commission, Queensland

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge / Irrigation

River: Kroombit Creek

Reservoir capacity: 13 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/92

Start of RCC: 03/92

End of RCC: 10/92

End of Project: 12/92

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 250 metres

Volume of RCC: 84 m3x103

Total volume: 110 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
82
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
107Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Kroombit completed
Kroombit completed

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Country: Australia

Owner: North Goonyella Coal Properties

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Isaac

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/92

Start of RCC: 07/92

End of RCC: 11/92

End of Project: 12/92

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 285 metres

Volume of RCC: 64 m3x103

Total volume: 68 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
1.00Unformed face of RCC
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
1.00Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
85
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Burton Gorge completed
Burton Gorge completed

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Country: Thailand

Owner: Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Mun

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/91

Start of RCC: 04/91

End of RCC: 03/94

End of Project: 06/94

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 323 metres

Volume of RCC: 48 m3x103

Total volume: 50 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
VerticalRCC supported by fill shoulders
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
0.80RCC supported by fill shoulders
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
58
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
124Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Pak Mun completed
Pak Mun completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Do Prata

Reservoir capacity: 42 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/92

Start of RCC: -/92

End of RCC: 12/94

End of Project: -/95

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 405 metres

Volume of RCC: 61 m3x103

Total volume: 75 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
    [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
    [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
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Country: Brazil

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/92

Start of RCC: -/92

End of RCC: -/94

End of Project: -/95

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 405 metres

Volume of RCC: 61 m3x103

Total volume: 75 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
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Country: Brazil

Owner: Secretaria Estadual do Meio Ambiente e Recursos Hídricos do RN

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 50 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/93

Start of RCC: -/93

End of RCC: -/95

End of Project: -/96

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 440 metres

Volume of RCC: 27 m3x103

Total volume: 28 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Passagem de Trairas completed
Passagem de Trairas completed

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Country: USA

Owner: USDA Natural Reseources Conservation Servicw

Type: Gravity

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

River: North Fork Hughes River

Reservoir capacity: 1480 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/99

Start of RCC: 07/99

End of RCC: 07/01

End of Project: -/01

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 65 m3x103

Total volume: 65 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
59
107
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
59Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
65 
North Fork Hughes River completed
North Fork Hughes River completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Ceste

Type: Gravity

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

River: Tocantins

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/97

Start of RCC: -/97

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: 11/02

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 12 m3x103

Total volume: 14 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Estreito under construction
Estreito under construction

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Country: USA

Owner: Town of Big Stone Gap

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: South Fork, Powell River

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/04

Start of RCC: 04/04

End of RCC: 01/05

End of Project: 07/05

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 113 metres

Volume of RCC: 11 m3x103

Total volume: 12 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
82
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
82Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Big Cherry completed
Big Cherry completed

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Country: USA

Owner: Pine Brook Water District

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/05

Start of RCC: 01/05

End of RCC: 04/06

End of Project: -/06

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 170 metres

Volume of RCC: 27 m3x103

Total volume: 30 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
 Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
95
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
59Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Pine Brook completed
Pine Brook completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Hidrelétrica Pipoca S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Santo Antonio

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 26 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
  
  
Pipoca completed
Pipoca completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: DNOCS (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra a Seca)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Pajeú

Reservoir capacity: 49 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 566 metres

Volume of RCC: 64 m3x103

Total volume: 92 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
  
  
Ingazeira - formerly San Antonio on Google Earth
Ingazeira - formerly San Antonio on Google Earth

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Country: USA

Owner: Comal County, Texas

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Dry Comal Creek

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/11

Start of RCC: 10/11

End of RCC: 08/12

End of Project: 12/12

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 457 metres

Volume of RCC: 62 m3x103

Total volume: 67 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100High-lime flyash (ASTM Class C)
  
Dry Comal Creek completed
Dry Comal Creek completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Lumbrás Energética S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tijucas

Reservoir capacity: 18 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 26 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
  
  
Boa Sorte completed
Boa Sorte completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

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

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 17 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/13

Start of RCC: -/13

End of RCC: -/16

End of Project: -/17

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 500 metres

Volume of RCC: 55 m3x103

Total volume: 60 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.85Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Rkiza under construction
Rkiza under construction

 

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