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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)
OhmatsugawaJapanAkita PrefectureF H WMatsu1207/9010/9206/9509/9665296141294V
0.70
(1)
(1)
0.76(1)0.76(1)2507509139(F)
FukuchiyamaJapanFukuoka PrefectureF N WFukuti310/98- /9912/0103/0365255115201V(1)0.78(1)0.78(1)2507508436(F)
KoyamaJapanIbaraki PrefectureF I WOhkita1711/9405/0012/0203/0565462270531V(1)0.78(1)0.78(1)2507508436(S)
WanmipoChinaHunan Wuling Hydroelectric Development CorporationH NYoushui37808/0111/0205/0305/0465238141376V(3')0.75(12)ogee(12)300300086
68
103
83
(F)
Saluda dam remediationUSASouth Carolina Electric and GasHSaluda197008/0207/0304/0507/0565243910041410 (5) (5)  3003008989(F)
Palomino
[H-F]
Dominican RepublicEGEHID (Empresa de Generación Hidroeléctrica Dominicana)HYaque del Sur and Blanco3- /05- /07- /09- /1365153             
ZirdanIranSistan & Balouchestan Ministry of WaterI WKajoo20711/0208/0708/1011/1065350265437 (5) (3)  3003009842(N)
Çaltikoru
[H-F]
TurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksI 42- /06- /08- /10- /1165477 800           
Huhehaote (Hohhot) PSS - Downstream lower damChinaNei Mongol (Inner Mongolia) Electricity CorporationHHalasxinegou7- /05- /11- /13- /1565308205305           
OkshtuniAlbaniaDiteko Sh.p.kF HOkshtuni708/1503/1710/1702/1865253141194V
0.15
(12)0.90(12)*0.90(12)*3003001150(-) -
MoragahakandaSri LankaMinistry of Irrigation and Water Resources ManagementIAmban Ganga52101/07- /13- /1707/1865              
Los PilaresMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)F I WMayo47802/14- /15- /17- /1865230        300300   
Nam Kong 3LaosChaleun Sekong Energy Co Ltd (CSE)HNam Kong47111/17- /18- /1905/2065500379            
GündüzlerTurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksI 8- /16- /19- /23- /2465 280            

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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: Akita Prefecture

Type: Gravity

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

River: Matsu

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/90

Start of RCC: 07/90

End of RCC: 06/95

End of Project: 09/96

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 296 metres

Volume of RCC: 141 m3x103

Total volume: 294 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.76Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.76Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250750

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
91
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
39Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Ohmatsugawa completed
Ohmatsugawa completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: Fukuoka Prefecture

Type: Gravity

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

River: Fukuti

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/98

Start of RCC: 10/98

End of RCC: 12/01

End of Project: 03/03

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 255 metres

Volume of RCC: 115 m3x103

Total volume: 201 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.78Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.78Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250750

Cementitious material

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

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Country: Japan

Owner: Ibaraki Prefecture

Type: Gravity

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

River: Ohkita

Reservoir capacity: 17 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/94

Start of RCC: 11/94

End of RCC: 12/02

End of Project: 03/05

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 462 metres

Volume of RCC: 270 m3x103

Total volume: 531 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.78Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.78Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250750

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
84
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
36Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Koyama completed
Koyama completed

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Country: China

Owner: Hunan Wuling Hydroelectric Development Corporation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Navigation

River: Youshui

Reservoir capacity: 378 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/01

Start of RCC: 08/01

End of RCC: 05/03

End of Project: 05/04

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 238 metres

Volume of RCC: 141 m3x103

Total volume: 376 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeReinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
86
68
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
103Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
83 
Wanmipo completed
Wanmipo completed

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Country: USA

Owner: South Carolina Electric and Gas

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Saluda

Reservoir capacity: 1970 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/02

Start of RCC: 08/02

End of RCC: 04/05

End of Project: 07/05

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 2439 metres

Volume of RCC: 1004 m3x103

Total volume: 1410 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
89
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
89Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Saluda dam remediation completed
Saluda dam remediation completed

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Country: Dominican Republic

Owner: EGEHID (Empresa de Generación Hidroeléctrica Dominicana)

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Yaque del Sur and Blanco

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/05

Start of RCC: -/05

End of RCC: -/09

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 153 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
  
  
Palomino completed
Palomino completed

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Country: Iran

Owner: Sistan & Balouchestan Ministry of Water

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Kajoo

Reservoir capacity: 207 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/02

Start of RCC: 11/02

End of RCC: 08/10

End of Project: 11/10

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 350 metres

Volume of RCC: 265 m3x103

Total volume: 437 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
98
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
42Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Zirdan under construction
Zirdan under construction

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Country: Turkey

Owner: DSI - State Hydraulic Works

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 42 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 477 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 800 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
  
  
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Country: China

Owner: Nei Mongol (Inner Mongolia) Electricity Corporation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Halasxinegou

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/05

Start of RCC: -/05

End of RCC: -/13

End of Project: -/15

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 308 metres

Volume of RCC: 205 m3x103

Total volume: 305 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
  
  
Huhehaote (Hohhot) PSS - Downstream lower dam under construction
Huhehaote (Hohhot) PSS - Downstream lower dam under construction

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Country: Albania

Owner: Diteko Sh.p.k

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower

River: Okshtuni

Reservoir capacity: 7 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/15

Start of RCC: 08/15

End of RCC: 10/17

End of Project: 02/18

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 253 metres

Volume of RCC: 141 m3x103

Total volume: 194 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement
0.15 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.90Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.90Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
115
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Okshtuni under construction
Okshtuni under construction

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Country: Sri Lanka

Owner: Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources Management

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Amban Ganga

Reservoir capacity: 521 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/07

Start of RCC: 01/07

End of RCC: -/17

End of Project: 07/18

Specifications

Height: 65 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
  
  
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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

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

River: Mayo

Reservoir capacity: 478 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/14

Start of RCC: 02/14

End of RCC: -/17

End of Project: -/18

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 230 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Los Pilares under construction
Los Pilares under construction

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Country: Laos

Owner: Chaleun Sekong Energy Co Ltd (CSE)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Nam Kong

Reservoir capacity: 471 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/17

Start of RCC: 11/17

End of RCC: -/19

End of Project: 05/20

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 500 metres

Volume of RCC: 379 m3x103

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: DSI - State Hydraulic Works

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 8 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/16

Start of RCC: -/16

End of RCC: -/23

End of Project: -/24

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 280 m3x103

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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