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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)
Castilblanco de los ArroyosSpainJunta de AndaluciaWCala107/8405/8510/8512/85251241420V(1)V
0.75
(1)
(1)
0.75(1)45045072
61
116
120
(F)
Ain al KoreimaMoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesIAkreuch106/8709/8702/8803/882612417200.20(5)*0.20
0.75
(5)
(17)
0.60(1)*35035070
140
30
60
(S)
ShowkahUAEMinistry of Agriculture and FisheriesG I 1- /0008/0110/01- /012410518200.10(11)0.80(1)*0.80(12)300300900(-) -
Alto IraniBrazilSPE Alto Irani Energia S.A.HIrani5- /07- /07- /08- /08452431420           
Ait Moulay AhmedMoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesI WAin Leuh210/09- /1001/1110/11291361820V(5)0.75(1)*0.75(1)*3003007030(N)
LaananatMoroccoW 1- /09- /10- /11- /1215 18200.20(5)0.80(1)*0.80(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: Spain

Owner: Junta de Andalucia

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Cala

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/84

Start of RCC: 07/84

End of RCC: 10/85

End of Project: 12/85

Specifications

Height: 25 metres

Length: 124 metres

Volume of RCC: 14 m3x103

Total volume: 20 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

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

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
450450

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
72
61
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
116Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
120 
Castilblanco de los Arroyos completed
Castilblanco de los Arroyos completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation

River: Akreuch

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 06/87

Start of RCC: 06/87

End of RCC: 02/88

End of Project: 03/88

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 124 metres

Volume of RCC: 17 m3x103

Total volume: 20 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against precast concrete panels
0.75Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
350350

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
140
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
30Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
60 
Ain al Koreima completed
Ain al Koreima 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: Brazil

Owner: SPE Alto Irani Energia S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Irani

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/07

Start of RCC: -/07

End of RCC: -/08

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 243 metres

Volume of RCC: 14 m3x103

Total volume: 20 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
  
  
Alto Irani completed
Alto Irani completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Ain Leuh

Reservoir capacity: 2 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/09

Start of RCC: 10/09

End of RCC: 01/11

End of Project: 10/11

Specifications

Height: 29 metres

Length: 136 metres

Volume of RCC: 18 m3x103

Total volume: 20 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
70
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
30Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Ait Moulay Ahmed on Google Earth
Ait Moulay Ahmed on Google Earth

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: Morocco

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: -

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 15 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: 18 m3x103

Total volume: 20 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)
  

Cementitious material

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