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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)
MiyatokoJapanMiyagi PrefectureF WMiyatoko506/8906/9012/9301/97482561722800.60(1)0.80(1)0.80(1)1805009624(F)
Pedras AltasBrazilCERB (Companhia de Engenharia Rural da Bahia)F I R WItapicuru - /00- /00- /01- /01241090172192      3003003441(-) -
PedrógãoPortugalEDIA (Empresa de Desenvolvimento e Infra-Estruturas do Alqueva)F H IGuadiana10608/0202/0408/04- /0543448172392V(3')0.80(3')*0.80(12)*30030055165(F)
Xiaqiao
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ChinaGuangxi Water Conservancy and Electric Power CorporationHLong49- /02- /03- /05- /0668213172226           

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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: Miyagi Prefecture

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

River: Miyatoko

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/89

Start of RCC: 06/89

End of RCC: 12/93

End of Project: 01/97

Specifications

Height: 48 metres

Length: 256 metres

Volume of RCC: 172 m3x103

Total volume: 280 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional 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)
  
Miyatoko completed
Miyatoko completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: CERB (Companhia de Engenharia Rural da Bahia)

Type: Gravity

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

River: Itapicuru

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/00

Start of RCC: -/00

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: -/01

Specifications

Height: 24 metres

Length: 1090 metres

Volume of RCC: 172 m3x103

Total volume: 192 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
34
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
41No pozzolan used  -
  
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Country: Portugal

Owner: EDIA (Empresa de Desenvolvimento e Infra-Estruturas do Alqueva)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Guadiana

Reservoir capacity: 106 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/02

Start of RCC: 08/02

End of RCC: 08/04

End of Project: -/05

Specifications

Height: 43 metres

Length: 448 metres

Volume of RCC: 172 m3x103

Total volume: 392 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
55
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
165Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Pedrógão completed
Pedrógão completed

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Country: China

Owner: Guangxi Water Conservancy and Electric Power Corporation

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Long

Reservoir capacity: 49 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/02

Start of RCC: -/02

End of RCC: -/05

End of Project: -/06

Specifications

Height: 68 metres

Length: 213 metres

Volume of RCC: 172 m3x103

Total volume: 226 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
  
  
Xiaqiao completed
Xiaqiao completed

 

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