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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)
De Mist KraalSouth AfricaDepartment of Water & SanitationI WLittle Fish409/8405/8608/8610/87303003565V(1)0.60(1)*0.60(1)*2502505858(F)
North Fork Hughes RiverUSAUSDA Natural Reseources Conservation ServicwF R WNorth Fork Hughes River148007/9903/0107/01- /01262006565V(8)0.80(10)0.80(1)30030059
107
59
65
(F)
XiaoxiheChinaDepartment of Electricity, Feng Shun CountyH IXiaoxihe5- /99- /00- /01- /02621034765          (F)

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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: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Little Fish

Reservoir capacity: 4 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 09/84

Start of RCC: 09/84

End of RCC: 08/86

End of Project: 10/87

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 300 metres

Volume of RCC: 35 m3x103

Total volume: 65 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.60Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
250250

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
58
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
58Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
De Mist Kraal completed
De Mist Kraal completed

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Country: USA

Owner: USDA Natural Reseources Conservation Servicw

Type: Gravity

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

River: North Fork Hughes River

Reservoir capacity: 1480 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/99

Start of RCC: 07/99

End of RCC: 07/01

End of Project: -/01

Specifications

Height: 26 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 65 m3x103

Total volume: 65 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80RCC against precast concrete blocks
Spillway
SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
59
107
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
59Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
65 
North Fork Hughes River completed
North Fork Hughes River completed

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Country: China

Owner: Department of Electricity, Feng Shun County

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Irrigation

River: Xiaoxihe

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/99

Start of RCC: -/99

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: -/02

Specifications

Height: 62 metres

Length: 103 metres

Volume of RCC: 47 m3x103

Total volume: 65 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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