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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)
GaozhoubaChinaQingjiang Hydropower Development CorporationF H NQingjiang53605/9711/9804/0001/0157440210940V(9)0.75(1)0.75(1)300300123
86
100
86
(F)
LajeadoBrazilInvestco (Tractebel)HTocantins498207/9806/0112/0112/024321002101120      3003003040(S)
TaishirMongoliaFuel & Energy Authority of MongoliaH I WZabkhan93002/0505/0606/0712/0760200210250V(2)0.72(1)*0.72(12)*333333750(-) -
SaladilloArgentinaProvincia de San LuisWQuinto 02/0909/0909/1001/1175215210249 (5) (5)       

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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: Qingjiang Hydropower Development Corporation

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Hydropower / Navigation

River: Qingjiang

Reservoir capacity: 536 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 05/97

Start of RCC: 05/97

End of RCC: 04/00

End of Project: 01/01

Specifications

Height: 57 metres

Length: 440 metres

Volume of RCC: 210 m3x103

Total volume: 940 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with hot poured membrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
123
86
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
100Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
86 
Gaozhouba completed
Gaozhouba completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Investco (Tractebel)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tocantins

Reservoir capacity: 4982 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/98

Start of RCC: 07/98

End of RCC: 12/01

End of Project: 12/02

Specifications

Height: 43 metres

Length: 2100 metres

Volume of RCC: 210 m3x103

Total volume: 1120 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
30
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
40Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
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Country: Mongolia

Owner: Fuel & Energy Authority of Mongolia

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Zabkhan

Reservoir capacity: 930 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/05

Start of RCC: 02/05

End of RCC: 06/07

End of Project: 12/07

Specifications

Height: 60 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 210 m3x103

Total volume: 250 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.72Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.72Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
333333

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
75
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Taishir completed
Taishir completed

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Country: Argentina

Owner: Provincia de San Luis

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Quinto

Reservoir capacity: -

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/09

Start of RCC: 02/09

End of RCC: 09/10

End of Project: 01/11

Specifications

Height: 75 metres

Length: 215 metres

Volume of RCC: 210 m3x103

Total volume: 249 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

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