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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)
Clifford D. Craig - formerly Spring HollowUSARoanoke CountyWoff-stream1210/9203/9308/93- /9474302222223V(6)0.80(17)none 3003005353(F)
OhmatsugawaJapanAkita PrefectureF H WMatsu1207/9010/9206/9509/9665296141294V
0.70
(1)
(1)
0.76(1)0.76(1)2507509139(F)
EnjilMoroccoDirection des Aménagements HydrauliquesI WTaghoucht1211/9303/9410/9503/96368045570.20(5)0.80(1)*0.80(1)*300300110
150
0
0
(N)
ShiokawaJapanYamanashi PrefectureF I WShio1205/9308/9311/9503/99792252993880.10
0.70
(1)
(1)
0.76(1)0.76(1)2507509624(F)
KazunogawaJapanTokyo Electric Power CompanyHTuchimuro1211/9208/9507/9711/99105264428622V
0.10
(1)
(1)
0.82(1)0.82(1)170100091
84
39
36
(F)
Guilman-AmorinBrazilBelgo Mineira-SamarcoHPiracicaba12- /97- /98- /99- /004149985102      3003008020(N)
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ChinaHXiaoxihe12- /99- /00- /01- /0268              
Linha EmiliaBrazilLinha Emília Energética S/AHCarreiro12- /06- /07- /07- /08302053554           
VacaBelizeBelize Electric Company Ltd (BECOL) and A. Fortis Company, CanadaHMarcal1202/0702/0810/0912/11702452002200.20(1)0.75(3')*0.75(12)30036009431(F)
ArvoredoBrazilSPE Arvoredo Energia S.A.HIrani12- /09- /09- /10- /10372455381        8020(N)

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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: USA

Owner: Roanoke County

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: off-stream

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 10/92

Start of RCC: 10/92

End of RCC: 08/93

End of Project: -/94

Specifications

Height: 74 metres

Length: 302 metres

Volume of RCC: 222 m3x103

Total volume: 223 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against precast concrete panels with geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.80Unformed face of RCC
Spillway
SlopeType
none 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
53
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
53Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Clifford D. Craig - formerly Spring Hollow completed
Clifford D. Craig - formerly Spring Hollow completed

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Country: Japan

Owner: Akita Prefecture

Type: Gravity

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

River: Matsu

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 07/90

Start of RCC: 07/90

End of RCC: 06/95

End of Project: 09/96

Specifications

Height: 65 metres

Length: 296 metres

Volume of RCC: 141 m3x103

Total volume: 294 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional 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)
91
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
39Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Ohmatsugawa completed
Ohmatsugawa completed

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Country: Morocco

Owner: Direction des Aménagements Hydrauliques

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Irrigation / Water Supply

River: Taghoucht

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/93

Start of RCC: 11/93

End of RCC: 10/95

End of Project: 03/96

Specifications

Height: 36 metres

Length: 80 metres

Volume of RCC: 45 m3x103

Total volume: 57 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)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
110
150
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
0 
Enjil on Google Earth
Enjil on Google Earth

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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: Japan

Owner: Tokyo Electric Power Company

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tuchimuro

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/92

Start of RCC: 11/92

End of RCC: 07/97

End of Project: 11/99

Specifications

Height: 105 metres

Length: 264 metres

Volume of RCC: 428 m3x103

Total volume: 622 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.82Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.82Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
1701000

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
91
84
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
39Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
36 
Kazunogawa completed
Kazunogawa completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Belgo Mineira-Samarco

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Piracicaba

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/97

Start of RCC: -/97

End of RCC: -/99

End of Project: -/00

Specifications

Height: 41 metres

Length: 499 metres

Volume of RCC: 85 m3x103

Total volume: 102 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
20Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Guilman-Amorin completed
Guilman-Amorin completed

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Country: China

Owner: -

Type: Thin Arch

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Xiaoxihe

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/99

Start of RCC: -/99

End of RCC: -/01

End of Project: -/02

Specifications

Height: 68 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

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
  
  
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Country: Brazil

Owner: Linha Emília Energética S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Carreiro

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/06

Start of RCC: -/06

End of RCC: -/07

End of Project: -/08

Specifications

Height: 30 metres

Length: 205 metres

Volume of RCC: 35 m3x103

Total volume: 54 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
  
  
Linha Emilia on Google Earth
Linha Emilia on Google Earth

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Country: Belize

Owner: Belize Electric Company Ltd (BECOL) and A. Fortis Company, Canada

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Marcal

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 02/07

Start of RCC: 02/07

End of RCC: 10/09

End of Project: 12/11

Specifications

Height: 70 metres

Length: 245 metres

Volume of RCC: 200 m3x103

Total volume: 220 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.20Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
3003600

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
94
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
31Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Vaca completed
Vaca completed

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Country: Brazil

Owner: SPE Arvoredo Energia S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Irani

Reservoir capacity: 12 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: -/10

Specifications

Height: 37 metres

Length: 245 metres

Volume of RCC: 53 m3x103

Total volume: 81 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
20Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Arvoredo completed
Arvoredo completed

 

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