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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)
RongdiChinaDepartment of Water Resources & Hydropower, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous RegionF H IDulanghe1904/8811/8807/8906/91531366174V(7)0.75(10)0.65(1)30030090
69
140
111
(F)
Maroño SpainDiputación Foral de AlavaWIzoria and Idas201/8911/8908/9011/915318280910.05(3)V
0.75
(3)*
(3)*
0.75(1)*30030080
65
160
170
(F)
InyakaSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationWMarite12301/9606/9710/0003/0253350160327V(1)0.68(1)0.68(1)25025060120(F)
Risoleta Neves - formerly CandongaBrazilNovelis do Brasil LtdaHDoce5405/01- /03- /0405/0553311236356      3003004050(S)
Akköy ITurkeyAkköy Energy A.S.HHarsit407/0510/0604/0709/0853146461010.10(1)0.80(1)0.80(12)300300100100(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: China

Owner: Department of Water Resources & Hydropower, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Dulanghe

Reservoir capacity: 19 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/88

Start of RCC: 04/88

End of RCC: 07/89

End of Project: 06/91

Specifications

Height: 53 metres

Length: 136 metres

Volume of RCC: 61 m3x103

Total volume: 74 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
0.65Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
69
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
140Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
111 
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Country: Spain

Owner: Diputación Foral de Alava

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Izoria and Idas

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/89

Start of RCC: 01/89

End of RCC: 08/90

End of Project: 11/91

Specifications

Height: 53 metres

Length: 182 metres

Volume of RCC: 80 m3x103

Total volume: 91 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.05RCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork  [stepped face]
0.75RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
160Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
170 
Maroño completed
Maroño completed

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Country: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Marite

Reservoir capacity: 123 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/96

Start of RCC: 01/96

End of RCC: 10/00

End of Project: 03/02

Specifications

Height: 53 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 160 m3x103

Total volume: 327 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.68Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.68Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Inyaka completed
Inyaka completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Novelis do Brasil Ltda

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Doce

Reservoir capacity: 54 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/01

Start of RCC: 05/01

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: 05/05

Specifications

Height: 53 metres

Length: 311 metres

Volume of RCC: 236 m3x103

Total volume: 356 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
40
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Risoleta Neves - formerly Candonga under construction
Risoleta Neves - formerly Candonga under construction

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Country: Turkey

Owner: Akköy Energy A.S.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Harsit

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/05

Start of RCC: 07/05

End of RCC: 04/07

End of Project: 09/08

Specifications

Height: 53 metres

Length: 146 metres

Volume of RCC: 46 m3x103

Total volume: 101 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
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