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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)
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South AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationWGreat Brak2411/8710/8809/8911/9070268180210V(1)0.50(1)*0.50(1)*25025058136(F)
DodairagawaJapanGunma PrefectureF WKabura503/8606/8801/9003/9270300167350V
0.40
(1)
(1)
0.75(1)0.75(1)1805009624(F)
HiyoshiJapanWater Resources Development Public CorporationF H WKatsura66- /8310/9407/9603/9870438440670V
0.80
(1)
(1)
0.80(1)0.80(1)250750
1000
84
77
36
33
(F)
Liubo
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ChinaAnhui Hydropower Development Co. Ltd.,F HXipihe51- /02- /03- /03- /0470258130168          (F)
VacaBelizeBelize Electric Company Ltd (BECOL) and A. Fortis Company, CanadaHMarcal1202/0702/0810/0912/11702452002200.20(1)0.75(3')*0.75(12)30036009431(F)
BurçTurkeyAkkur Energy Production Trade and Industry Co. Inc.HGöksu6301/0701/08- /10- /11702352322600.07(8)0.80(3)separate 3003006050 to  60(F)
Nam Gnouang (Theun Hinboun Expansion)LaosTheun Hinboun Power CompanyHNam Gnouang 10/0803/1012/11- /1270470383 V(1)0.80(1)1.00(12)30030090100(C)
LianhuataiChinaHDanjiang9502/09- /10- /11- /1170221             
ShaqianChinaHydroChina Co.F HFurong6210/11- /12- /13- /1370              
Copalar BajoNicaraguaHGrande de Matagalpa - /15- /17- /19- /2070   0.70
1.00
(5)
(5)
0.70
1.00
(1)*
(1)*
0.70(1)*     

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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: South Africa

Owner: Department of Water & Sanitation

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Great Brak

Reservoir capacity: 24 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/87

Start of RCC: 11/87

End of RCC: 09/89

End of Project: 11/90

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 268 metres

Volume of RCC: 180 m3x103

Total volume: 210 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.50Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
58
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
136Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Wolwedans completed
Wolwedans completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: Gunma Prefecture

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: Kabura

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/86

Start of RCC: 03/86

End of RCC: 01/90

End of Project: 03/92

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 167 m3x103

Total volume: 350 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.40Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
180500

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
96
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
24Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Dodairagawa completed
Dodairagawa completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: Water Resources Development Public Corporation

Type: Gravity

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

River: Katsura

Reservoir capacity: 66 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/83

Start of RCC: -/83

End of RCC: 07/96

End of Project: 03/98

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 438 metres

Volume of RCC: 440 m3x103

Total volume: 670 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250750
 1000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
84
77
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
36Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
33 
Hiyoshi completed
Hiyoshi completed

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Country: China

Owner: Anhui Hydropower Development Co. Ltd.,

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower

River: Xipihe

Reservoir capacity: 51 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/02

Start of RCC: -/02

End of RCC: -/03

End of Project: -/04

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 258 metres

Volume of RCC: 130 m3x103

Total volume: 168 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
 Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
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Country: Belize

Owner: Belize Electric Company Ltd (BECOL) and A. Fortis Company, Canada

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Marcal

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/07

Start of RCC: 02/07

End of RCC: 10/09

End of Project: 12/11

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 245 metres

Volume of RCC: 200 m3x103

Total volume: 220 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003600

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
94
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
31Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Vaca completed
Vaca completed

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Country: Turkey

Owner: Akkur Energy Production Trade and Industry Co. Inc.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Göksu

Reservoir capacity: 63 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/07

Start of RCC: 01/07

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 235 metres

Volume of RCC: 232 m3x103

Total volume: 260 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.07RCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
separate 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
60
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50  toLow-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Burç on Google Earth
Burç on Google Earth

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Country: Laos

Owner: Theun Hinboun Power Company

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Nam Gnouang

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/08

Start of RCC: 10/08

End of RCC: 12/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 470 metres

Volume of RCC: 383 m3x103

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
1.00Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100High-lime flyash (ASTM Class C)
  
Nam Gnouang (Theun Hinboun Expansion) under construction
Nam Gnouang (Theun Hinboun Expansion) under construction

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Danjiang

Reservoir capacity: 95 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/09

Start of RCC: 02/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/11

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 221 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
  
  
Lianhuatai completed
Lianhuatai completed

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Country: China

Owner: HydroChina Co.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower

River: Furong

Reservoir capacity: 62 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/11

Start of RCC: 10/11

End of RCC: -/13

End of Project: -/13

Specifications

Height: 70 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
  
  
Shaqian completed
Shaqian completed

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Country: Nicaragua

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Grande de Matagalpa

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/15

Start of RCC: -/15

End of RCC: -/19

End of Project: -/20

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
1.00Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
1.00Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
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