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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)
AoulouzMoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesF G ISouss8603/8811/8909/9011/9179476680850V(1)0.85(1)*0.85(1)500500120
90
0
0
(M)
Freeman diversionUSAUnited Water Conservancy DistrictGSanta Clara 03/9007/9009/90- /9117366101110V(1)0.80(17)0.80(17)30030012583(F)
KroombitAustraliaWater Resources Commission, QueenslandG IKroombit Creek1303/9206/9210/9212/922625084110V(1)0.70(1)0.70(1)30030082107(F)
Imi el KhengMoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesG IOueld Berhil2304/9209/9207/9304/9441170971090.20(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*300300100
110
20
20
(N)
San LazaroMexicoCNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)F G WSan Lazaro1110/8504/9406/9407/94371763553V
0.20
(5)0.80(3)*0.80(13)300300100
90
220
220
(M)
SafadUAEMinistry of Agriculture and FisheriesG I 1- /0005/0106/01- /0119100910V(1)0.80(1)*0.80(12)300300900(-) -
ShowkahUAEMinistry of Agriculture and FisheriesG I 1- /0008/0110/01- /012410518200.10(11)0.80(1)*0.80(12)300300900(-) -
WalaJordanJordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and IrrigationGWala901/9910/0004/0204/03523002402600.30(1)0.70(1)*0.70(1)*300300120
100
0
0
(-) -
Timkit
[H-F]
MoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesG IAssif N’Ifer14- /08- /10- /11- /12561831241460.65(5)0.65(1)*0.65(1)*3003005624(N)
Ibn HammadJordanJordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and IrrigationG WIbn Hammad4- /1512/1607/17- /18561601601600.30(1)0.70(1)*0.70(1)*30030090
100
0
0
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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): Flood Control / Groundwater Recharge / Irrigation

River: Souss

Reservoir capacity: 86 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/88

Start of RCC: 03/88

End of RCC: 09/90

End of Project: 11/91

Specifications

Height: 79 metres

Length: 476 metres

Volume of RCC: 680 m3x103

Total volume: 850 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
500500

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
120
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0Milled sand
0 
Aoulouz completed
Aoulouz completed

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Country: USA

Owner: United Water Conservancy District

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge

River: Santa Clara

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/90

Start of RCC: 03/90

End of RCC: 09/90

End of Project: -/91

Specifications

Height: 17 metres

Length: 366 metres

Volume of RCC: 101 m3x103

Total volume: 110 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Unformed face of RCC

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
125
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
83Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Freeman diversion completed
Freeman diversion completed

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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: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge / Irrigation

River: Oueld Berhil

Reservoir capacity: 23 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/92

Start of RCC: 04/92

End of RCC: 07/93

End of Project: 04/94

Specifications

Height: 41 metres

Length: 170 metres

Volume of RCC: 97 m3x103

Total volume: 109 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
110
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
20Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
20 
Imi el Kheng completed
Imi el Kheng completed

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Country: Mexico

Owner: CNA (Comisión Nacional del Agua)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Groundwater Recharge / Water Supply

River: San Lazaro

Reservoir capacity: 11 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/85

Start of RCC: 10/85

End of RCC: 06/94

End of Project: 07/94

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 176 metres

Volume of RCC: 35 m3x103

Total volume: 53 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
0.20 
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
220Milled sand
220 
San Lazaro completed
San Lazaro completed

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Country: UAE

Owner: Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge / Irrigation

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: 06/01

End of Project: -/01

Specifications

Height: 19 metres

Length: 100 metres

Volume of RCC: 9 m3x103

Total volume: 10 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Safad completed
Safad completed

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Country: UAE

Owner: Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge / Irrigation

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: 10/01

End of Project: -/01

Specifications

Height: 24 metres

Length: 105 metres

Volume of RCC: 18 m3x103

Total volume: 20 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Reinforced conventional concrete cast before RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Showkah completed
Showkah completed

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Country: Jordan

Owner: Jordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and Irrigation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge

River: Wala

Reservoir capacity: 9 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/99

Start of RCC: 01/99

End of RCC: 04/02

End of Project: 04/03

Specifications

Height: 52 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 240 m3x103

Total volume: 260 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.30Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
120
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
0 
Wala completed
Wala completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge / Irrigation

River: Assif N’Ifer

Reservoir capacity: 14 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/08

Start of RCC: -/08

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 56 metres

Length: 183 metres

Volume of RCC: 124 m3x103

Total volume: 146 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.65Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.65Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.65Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
56
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
24Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Timkit completed
Timkit completed

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Country: Jordan

Owner: Jordan Valley Authority, Ministry of Water and Irrigation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Groundwater Recharge / Water Supply

River: Ibn Hammad

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/15

Start of RCC: -/15

End of RCC: 07/17

End of Project: -/18

Specifications

Height: 56 metres

Length: 160 metres

Volume of RCC: 160 m3x103

Total volume: 160 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.30Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
0 
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