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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)
ShiokawaJapanYamanashi PrefectureF I WShio1205/9308/9311/9503/99792252993880.10
0.70
(1)
(1)
0.76(1)0.76(1)2507509624(F)
AcauãBrazilDNOCS (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra a Seca)F I WParaíba247- /93- /93- /95- /9579674674734 (1) (3)* (1)*3003006416(N)
WanyaoChinaWanyao Reservoir Management BureauF H I WDahexi 22310/9301/9505/9707/9779390320458V
0.20
(1)
(1)
0.70(5)0.75(13)3003006496(F)
R’Mel (Tanger-Med)MoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesF WR’Mel2505/0506/0606/0710/0779250230243V(11)0.75(1)0.75(1)3003000100
90
0
0
(-) -
Água LimpaBrazilÁgua Limpa Energia S/AHPalmeiras10- /11- /11- /12- /127967442            

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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: Japan

Owner: Yamanashi Prefecture

Type: Gravity

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

River: Shio

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/93

Start of RCC: 05/93

End of RCC: 11/95

End of Project: 03/99

Specifications

Height: 79 metres

Length: 225 metres

Volume of RCC: 299 m3x103

Total volume: 388 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional 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)
96
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
24Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Shiokawa completed
Shiokawa completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: DNOCS (Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra a Seca)

Type: Gravity

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

River: Paraíba

Reservoir capacity: 247 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/93

Start of RCC: -/93

End of RCC: -/95

End of Project: -/95

Specifications

Height: 79 metres

Length: 674 metres

Volume of RCC: 674 m3x103

Total volume: 734 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
16Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Acauã completed
Acauã completed

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Country: China

Owner: Wanyao Reservoir Management Bureau

Type: Gravity

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

River: Dahexi

Reservoir capacity: 223 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/93

Start of RCC: 10/93

End of RCC: 05/97

End of Project: 07/97

Specifications

Height: 79 metres

Length: 390 metres

Volume of RCC: 320 m3x103

Total volume: 458 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.20Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
64
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
96Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Wanyao completed
Wanyao completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: R’Mel

Reservoir capacity: 25 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/05

Start of RCC: 05/05

End of RCC: 06/07

End of Project: 10/07

Specifications

Height: 79 metres

Length: 250 metres

Volume of RCC: 230 m3x103

Total volume: 243 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalReinforced conventional concrete cast before RCC placement
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
90
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
0 
R’Mel (Tanger-Med) completed
R’Mel (Tanger-Med) completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Água Limpa Energia S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Palmeiras

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/11

Start of RCC: -/11

End of RCC: -/12

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 79 metres

Length: 674 metres

Volume of RCC: 42 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
  
  
Água Limpa completed
Água Limpa completed

 

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