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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)
Zintel CanyonUSACity of Kennewick, WashingtonFZintel303/9207/9210/9212/92391585455V(7)0.85(17)0.85(17)300300740(-) -
Shanggou
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ChinaXifeng County Water Conservancy BureauWYangshui1- /01- /02- /03- /0439176             
Peixe AngicalBrazilEnerpeixa S/AHTocantins274104/02- /04- /0509/0639400500582      300300700(-) -
Nakai, part of Nam Theun 2 HPPLaos/Nam Theun Power Corporation (NTPC)/EdF (Electricitie de France)HNam Theun353004/0402/0603/0710/0939436155200 (1) (10) (12)300300100100(F)
Elkwater ForkUSANatural Resources Conservation ServiceWTygart Tributory3- /0604/0708/07- /0739204106113V(8)0.80(3)*0.80(1)*3003005989(F)
ArvoredoBrazilCPFL RenovaveisHIrani2- /08- /09- /0904/10392505381V 0.75 0.75   8020(N)
Okukubi (Kim)
[H-F]
JapanOkinawa General Bureau, Cabinet Office, JapanF I WOkukubi7903/0911/1003/1107/11394613394300.80(5)0.80(5)0.80(5)300750800(-) -
LusixiChinaLusi Reservoir Management OfficeWLusixi33- /10- /10- /11- /1139140             
DevecikonagiTurkeyMCK Elektrik Uretim A.S.H IEmet605/1003/1109/1201/1339313541500.10(2)0.75(3)0.80(12)3003008040(F)
ÇetintepeTurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksHRobozik1209/08- /11- /12- /133917360640.10(3)0.80(3)0.80(12)3001200950(-) -
Spring GroveSouth AfricaTCTA (Trans Caledon Tunnel Authority)WMooi14003/1106/1205/1305/143930096114 (3') (3')  30030050110(F)
Muskrat Falls North DamCanadaNALCORHChurchill 08/1507/1709/1807/1939450210245V(1)0.80(1)0.80(1)3003000 &
1500
80140(F)

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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: USA

Owner: City of Kennewick, Washington

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

River: Zintel

Reservoir capacity: 3 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: 39 metres

Length: 158 metres

Volume of RCC: 54 m3x103

Total volume: 55 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.85Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.85Unformed face of RCC

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
74
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Zintel Canyon completed
Zintel Canyon completed

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Country: China

Owner: Xifeng County Water Conservancy Bureau

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Yangshui

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/01

Start of RCC: -/01

End of RCC: -/03

End of Project: -/04

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 176 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
  
  
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Country: Brazil

Owner: Enerpeixa S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tocantins

Reservoir capacity: 2741 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/02

Start of RCC: 04/02

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: 09/06

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 400 metres

Volume of RCC: 500 m3x103

Total volume: 582 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Peixe Angical completed
Peixe Angical completed

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Country: Laos

Owner: /Nam Theun Power Corporation (NTPC)/EdF (Electricitie de France)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Nam Theun

Reservoir capacity: 3530 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/04

Start of RCC: 04/04

End of RCC: 03/07

End of Project: 10/09

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 436 metres

Volume of RCC: 155 m3x103

Total volume: 200 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
 Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Nakai, part of Nam Theun 2 HPP completed
Nakai, part of Nam Theun 2 HPP completed

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Country: USA

Owner: Natural Resources Conservation Service

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Tygart Tributory

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: 08/07

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 204 metres

Volume of RCC: 106 m3x103

Total volume: 113 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
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)
59
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
89Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Elkwater Fork completed
Elkwater Fork completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CPFL Renovaveis

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Irani

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: 04/10

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 250 metres

Volume of RCC: 53 m3x103

Total volume: 81 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
Vertical 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
20Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Arvoredo completed
Arvoredo completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: Okinawa General Bureau, Cabinet Office, Japan

Type: Hardfill

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

River: Okukubi

Reservoir capacity: 79 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/09

Start of RCC: 03/09

End of RCC: 03/11

End of Project: 07/11

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 461 metres

Volume of RCC: 339 m3x103

Total volume: 430 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300750

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Okukubi (Kim) completed
Okukubi (Kim) completed

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Country: China

Owner: Lusi Reservoir Management Office

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Lusixi

Reservoir capacity: 33 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/10

Start of RCC: -/10

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 140 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
  
  
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Country: Turkey

Owner: MCK Elektrik Uretim A.S.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Emet

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/10

Start of RCC: 05/10

End of RCC: 09/12

End of Project: 01/13

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 313 metres

Volume of RCC: 54 m3x103

Total volume: 150 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
40Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Devecikonagi completed
Devecikonagi completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: DSI - State Hydraulic Works

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Robozik

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/08

Start of RCC: 09/08

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 173 metres

Volume of RCC: 60 m3x103

Total volume: 64 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
95
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
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Country: South Africa

Owner: TCTA (Trans Caledon Tunnel Authority)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Mooi

Reservoir capacity: 140 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/11

Start of RCC: 03/11

End of RCC: 05/13

End of Project: 05/14

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 96 m3x103

Total volume: 114 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
50
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
110Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Spring Grove completed
Spring Grove completed

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Country: Canada

Owner: NALCOR

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Churchill

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/15

Start of RCC: 08/15

End of RCC: 09/18

End of Project: 07/19

Specifications

Height: 39 metres

Length: 450 metres

Volume of RCC: 210 m3x103

Total volume: 245 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)
3003000  &
 1500

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
140Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Muskrat Falls North Dam under construction
Muskrat Falls North Dam under construction

 

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