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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)
Tongjiezi (with Niurixigou saddle dam)ChinaDepartment of Hydroelectric Power, Sichuan ProvinceF H I NDadu20001/8510/8812/8910/9488284407855V(1)0.75(10)0.75(1)300 -
500
300 -
500
79
82
79
83
(F)
ZaoshiChinaLishui Basin Hydraulic and Hydroelectric Development CorporationF H N WDieshui1439- /03- /05- /06- /0788351450930V
0.25
(3')0.80(3')0.75(1)300300053
83
99
102
(F)
DaxiaChinaChina Guodian CorporationH IQuan20- /04- /05- /06- /0788169 205           
Shaba
[A]
ChinaGuizhou Zhongsui Energy Ltd.HHongdu99- /04- /05- /06- /07881486790           
Kavsak BendiTurkeyEnerjisa En.Ür. A.S.HSeyhan - /09- /10- /12- /1388   0.20(1)0.80(1)       
Pembelik
[H-F]
TurkeyDarenhes A.S.HPeriSuyu35811/1003/1310/14- /15885007608380.20(3')0.80(3')0.80(12)30012001200(-) -
Trung SonVietnamEVN (Electrictie de Vietnam)F HMa34911/1204/1408/1602/17884987701140V
0.35
(3')
(3')*
0.65(3')*0.65(12)30030060
70
140
150
(N)
XimiheChinaH I WXimihe17- /14- /16- /17- /1888147             
YesilkavakTurkeyDSI - State Hydraulic WorksIKisik30- /14- /16- /18- /1988452727809V(3)1.00(3)1.00(12)300    
El Chaparral
[H-F]
El SalvadorComisión Ejecutiva Hidroeléctrica del Rio Lempa (CEL)HTorola - /09- /18- /1907/2088321375450 (3')* (3')* (3')*  600(-) -
Monti Nieddu (Sa Stria)ItalyConsorzio di Bonifica della Sardegna MeridionaleI WMonti Nieddu3501/9801/18- /21- /22883603334490.05(1)0.75(1)*0.75(1)3003009055(F)
Upper Yeywa (Kyaukme)MyanmarDepartment of Hydroelectric Power - Ministry of Electric PowerHMyitnge - /15- /19- /21- /2288247450500           

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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 Hydroelectric Power, Sichuan Province

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Irrigation / Navigation

River: Dadu

Reservoir capacity: 200 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/85

Start of RCC: 01/85

End of RCC: 12/89

End of Project: 10/94

Specifications

Height: 88 metres

Length: 284 metres

Volume of RCC: 407 m3x103

Total volume: 855 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300  -300  -
500500

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
79
82
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
79Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
83 
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Country: China

Owner: Lishui Basin Hydraulic and Hydroelectric Development Corporation

Type: Gravity

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

River: Dieshui

Reservoir capacity: 1439 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/03

Start of RCC: -/03

End of RCC: -/06

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 88 metres

Length: 351 metres

Volume of RCC: 450 m3x103

Total volume: 930 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
0.25 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
53
83
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
99Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
102 
Zaoshi completed
Zaoshi completed

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Country: China

Owner: China Guodian Corporation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Quan

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/04

Start of RCC: -/04

End of RCC: -/06

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 88 metres

Length: 169 metres

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: 205 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: Guizhou Zhongsui Energy Ltd.

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Hongdu

Reservoir capacity: 99 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/04

Start of RCC: -/04

End of RCC: -/06

End of Project: -/07

Specifications

Height: 88 metres

Length: 148 metres

Volume of RCC: 67 m3x103

Total volume: 90 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
  
  
Shaba completed
Shaba completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: Enerjisa En.Ür. A.S.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Seyhan

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 88 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Kavsak Bendi on Google Earth
Kavsak Bendi on Google Earth

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Country: Turkey

Owner: Darenhes A.S.

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: PeriSuyu

Reservoir capacity: 358 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/10

Start of RCC: 11/10

End of RCC: 10/14

End of Project: -/15

Specifications

Height: 88 metres

Length: 500 metres

Volume of RCC: 760 m3x103

Total volume: 838 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3001200

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
120
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Pembelik completed
Pembelik completed

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Country: Vietnam

Owner: EVN (Electrictie de Vietnam)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower

River: Ma

Reservoir capacity: 349 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/12

Start of RCC: 11/12

End of RCC: 08/16

End of Project: 02/17

Specifications

Height: 88 metres

Length: 498 metres

Volume of RCC: 770 m3x103

Total volume: 1140 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
0.35RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
0.65RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.65Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
140Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
150 
Trung Son under construction
Trung Son under construction

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Ximihe

Reservoir capacity: 17 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/14

Start of RCC: -/14

End of RCC: -/17

End of Project: -/18

Specifications

Height: 88 metres

Length: 147 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: DSI - State Hydraulic Works

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Kisik

Reservoir capacity: 30 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/14

Start of RCC: -/14

End of RCC: -/18

End of Project: -/19

Specifications

Height: 88 metres

Length: 452 metres

Volume of RCC: 727 m3x103

Total volume: 809 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
1.00RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
1.00Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300 

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
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Country: El Salvador

Owner: Comisión Ejecutiva Hidroeléctrica del Rio Lempa (CEL)

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Torola

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/19

End of Project: 07/20

Specifications

Height: 88 metres

Length: 321 metres

Volume of RCC: 375 m3x103

Total volume: 450 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
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Country: Italy

Owner: Consorzio di Bonifica della Sardegna Meridionale

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Monti Nieddu

Reservoir capacity: 35 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/98

Start of RCC: 01/98

End of RCC: -/21

End of Project: -/22

Specifications

Height: 88 metres

Length: 360 metres

Volume of RCC: 333 m3x103

Total volume: 449 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
55Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Monti Nieddu (Sa Stria) under construction
Monti Nieddu (Sa Stria) under construction

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Country: Myanmar

Owner: Department of Hydroelectric Power - Ministry of Electric Power

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Myitnge

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/15

Start of RCC: -/15

End of RCC: -/21

End of Project: -/22

Specifications

Height: 88 metres

Length: 247 metres

Volume of RCC: 450 m3x103

Total volume: 500 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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